Variation in the fruit characteristics of local pear (Pyrus spp.) in the Northwest of Iran


The Northwest of Iran has a high diversity of endemic Pyrus species. In this study, considerable variability in morphological and chemical characteristics was observed in the fruit of 19 local Pyranshahr pear accessions. Fruit samples of three accessions (14, 7 and 10) had higher contents of total soluble solids (TSS > 23 %) and total sugar (SC ~11.5… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10722-015-0241-7

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