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.
berries were frozen then thawed, 'Lester,' 'Sel
kirk' and 'Allstar' rated highest in appearance.
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