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Flowering and Fruit Set in Japanese Quince (Chaenomeles japonica)

@inproceedings{Andersone2003FloweringAF,
  title={Flowering and Fruit Set in Japanese Quince (Chaenomeles japonica)},
  author={D P Andersone and Edīte Kaufmane},
  year={2003}
}
The amount of flowers with defective pistils, drop of flowers after pollination, initial fruit set, drop of fruitlets and final fruit set were investigated for Japanese quince (Chaenomeles japonica). Pollen germination, pollen tube growth and fertilisation were studied at crossand self-pollination. Embryo development was followed from fertilisation to mature fruit. The percentage of flowers with defective pistils was very high in most of the genotypes studied. This phenomenon seemed to be… 

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