GROUP CHARACTERIZATION OF THAI DURIAN, DURIO ZIBETHINUS MURR.
As being recorded, the number of Thai durian (Durio zibethinus Murr.) cultivars under domestication exceeds 200 cultivar name Group characterization of Thai durian is a preliminary systematic approach in classifying Thai durian. The IBPGR Tropical Fruit Descriptors is adopted in the present study. It has been observed that specific leaf characters, flower shape, fruit shape and fruit spine are highly heritable. Using these characters, Thai durian can be characterized into six groups, namely : a) Kob, b) Lueng, c) Kan Yao, d) Kam-pun, e) Tong-yoi and f) Miscellanies.
, ., Jantrajoo, S., Lee-ungkulasatian, N. and Polprasid, P. (1992). GROUP CHARACTERIZATION OF THAI DURIAN, DURIO ZIBETHINUS MURR.. Acta Hortic. 321, 263-269