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'Homestead', a Superior Guava for Fresh Market and for Processing

  title={'Homestead', a Superior Guava for Fresh Market and for Processing},
  author={Carl W. Campbell},
In 1945 G. D. Ruehle made crosses between the 'Ruby' and 'Supreme' cultivars of guava. The progeny were grown in the field at the Tropical Research and Education Center, Homestead. Two trees bearing red-fleshed fruit were selected for their superior characteristics of production and fruit quality. The selections were similar in all respects except that one had more ascorbic acid than the other. Both were propagated by air layering and tested at many locations in Florida and in other states and… Expand
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