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Volume 32 Number 2 Article 7 Pages: 42-44
Year 1978 Month 4
Title: 'Cullinan' and 'Havis' Peach Cultivars
Authors: H.W. Fogle and H.L. Keil
Two peach cultivars, named for the peach breeders who conducted the U.S. Department of Agriculture breed ing program at Beltsville, Maryland from its inception in 1932 until 1962, were released in June, 1977. On July 22, 1977, a Peach Day, featuring ripe fruit of 'Cullinan,' honored Dr. Frank P. Cullinan and the widow and son of the late Dr. Leon Havis. Among the 45-50 persons attending the ceremony were nurserymen, growers, research and extension workers, and the press.

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