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Volume 45 Number 2 Article 5 Pages: 76-79
Year 1991 Month 4
Title: Apple Cultivars - Current Situation and Future Trends Around the World - Australia and New Zealand
Author: C.S. Walsh
World apple production has increased markedly in the past decade. All major production areas of the southern hemisphere except Australia have increased their apple production. A dramatic increase in apple plantings has occur red in New Zealand. 'Granny Smith,' 'Cox's Orange Pippin,' 'Delicious' and 'Golden Delicious' are the leading cultivars in that country. 'Gala,' 'Fuji,' 'Braeburn' and spur 'Delicious' trees were heavily planted during the 1980's, while processing cultivars such as Stunner Pippin' were declining in New Zealand.

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