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Fruit Varieties Journal
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American Pomological Society

Volume 48 Number 1 Article 5 Pages: 27-32
Year 1994 Month 1
Title: Productivity and Quality Characteristics of Strawberry Cultivars Under Michigan Conditions
Authors: E.J. Hanson, R.M. Beaudry and J.L. Beggs
Eighteen strawberry cultivars were compared in a matted row system on a sandy loam soil in southwest Michigan in 1991 and 1992. The most productive cultivars were "Honeoye,' 'Annapolis' and 'Lester' in the early season, 'Glooscap,' 'Settler' and 'Selkirk' in the mid season, and 'AUstar * 'Kent,' 'Jewel' and 'Blomidon' in the late season. 'Lester' and 'Selkirk' rated relatively high in shelf-life characteristics. When whole berries were frozen then thawed, 'Lester,' 'Sel kirk' and 'Allstar' rated highest in appearance.

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