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American Pomological Society

Volume 40 Number 2 Article 1 Pages: 38-39
Year 1986 Month 4
Title: 'Bartlett' Pear
Author: C.K. Chandler
'Bartlett' is the most important pear cultivar in the world. It accounts for 75 and 85% of the pear trees growing in the Western and Eastern United States, respectively (1,9). And in Italy, the country with the highest production of pears, 'Bartlett' is second only to 'Passe Crassane' in percent of total output (2).

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