COLLECTION AND EVALUATION OF FRAGARIA VIRGINIANA IN NORTH AMERICA

James J. Luby, M. M. Stahler
Exploration of F. virginiana germplasm has intensified recently in North America. Collection expeditions have concentrated on F. virginiana ssp. glauca in the western USA and F. virginiana ssp. virginiana in the eastern USA and Canada. Evaluations of the germplasm indicate that breeders will find considerable variation for fruit quality traits, disease and pest reactions, reproductive efficiency, and fruiting habit. Evidence of ecological and geographical differentiation suggests that local populations may be sources of genes for specific regional adaptation.
Luby, James J. and Stahler, M. M. (1993). COLLECTION AND EVALUATION OF FRAGARIA VIRGINIANA IN NORTH AMERICA. Acta Hortic. 345, 49-54
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1993.345.6
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1993.345.6
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