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American Pomological Society

Volume 38 Number 2 Article 3 Pages: 40-43
Year 1984 Month 4
Title: Preliminary Evaluation of Low-Chilling Peaches and Nectarines in Warm-Winter Areas of Chile
Authors: C. Munoz, J. Valenzuela, A. Ibacache and W.B. Sherman
Chile is the forth most important peach producing country in the southern hemisphere, harvesting more than 120,000 tons of peaches and nectarines annually (1). Approximately 40% of these are clingstone, non-melting-flesh types used by the processing industry. The other 60% are 1/3 peaches and 2/3 nectarines sold for fresh consumption both on the national and on the international markets (1).

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