Volume 34 Number 3 Article 6 Pages: 70-72
Year 1980 Month 7
Title: Apricot Cultivar Situation in North America
Author: D.W. Ramming
The most limiting factors for apricot
growth and production are climatic
conditions such as fluctuating winter
temperatures and late spring frosts,
and incidence of diseases.
production fluctuates greatly from
year to year because of these variables.
Therefore, only a few areas in
North America are suitable for commercial production of apricots with
the cultivars currently available.
major apricot producing areas are California, Washington State, British Columbia, Michigan, Utah, and Ontario.
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