News tagged with cultivars

Triploid flowering pears reduce self-sowing

Flowering pear trees are popular additions to landscapes across much of the United States. The attractive ornamentals are favored for their abundance of white flowers, showy fall color, broad pest resistance, striking forms, ...

dateOct 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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The anatomy of petal drop in sunflowers

Despite their consumer popularity as cut flowers, some sunflowers are difficult to market because of their tendency to lose petals soon after their flowers open. This characteristic, "petal drop", which in some varieties ...

dateJan 14, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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New study informs blueberry flavor selection

The University of Florida's (UF) Blueberry Breeding Program has been developing successful blueberry cultivars for more than 60 years. The cultivars released from UF are credited with creating a Florida blueberry industry ...

dateSep 04, 2013 in Ecology
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