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Peach & Nectarine References & Links


Fruit and Nut Information - Peach: a listing of useful links and pdf files on this website.
Fruit and Nut Information - Nectarine: a listing of useful links and pdf files on this website.


Rootstock Performance

Comparison of growth potential of epicormic shoots of nectarine trees grown on size-controlling and vigorous rootstocks. (Pernice, Solari, & DeJong, 2006) http://www.plantsciences.ucdavis.edu/PlantSciences_Faculty/dejong/pdf_roots/RC7_Pernice,%20Solari%20and%20DeJong.pdf

Evaluation of size controlling rootstocks for California peach, plum and nectarine production (DeJong T. M., Johnson, Doyle, & Day, 1993) http://ucanr.org/sites/fruitreport/files/80467.pdf

Evaluation of rootstocks for performance in bacterial canker sites (Duncan, Evaluation of rootstocks for performance in bacterial canker sites http://ucanr.org/sites/CEStanislausCo/files/111426.pdf

Field evaluation of alternative rootstocks for almonds and peaches (Duncan) http://ucanr.org/sites/CEStanislausCo/files/111507.pdf

Labor costs may be reduced…Research yields size-controlling rootstocks for peach production (DeJong T. M., Johnson, Doyle, & Ramming, 2005) http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/files/datastore/391-429.pdf

New introductions to the foundation orchard (Anonymous, 2005) http://fpms.ucdavis.edu/WebSitePDFs/Newsletters&Publications/TreeNewsletterOct2005.pdf

Peach rootstock, which should you use? (Anonymous, Peach rootstocks, which should you use?) http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/stonefruit/rootstock.html

Search for rootstocks by name or characteristics (Anonymous, 2011) http://ucanr.org/sites/fruitreport/Rootstocks/

Wolfskill Experimental Orchard http://ucanr.org/sites/wolfskill2/Research/Plant_Breeding_481/Peach-Almond_Hybrid_Rootstocks/

Peach Variety Performance based on region, taste, and disease tolerance

California Varieties (2011). Retrieved from The Fruit Report,  http://ucanr.org/sites/fruitreport/Varieties/

Clemson University Horticulture, Variety Evaluations (Layne, 2011) http://www.clemson.edu/hort/peach/index.php?p=73

University of Kentucky, Peach Cultivar Performance (Wolfe & Strang, 2010 http://www.ca.uky.edu/agc/pubs/ho/ho6/ho6.pdf

CRFG, Stone fruit varieties for milder climates (Mariani, 1997) http://www.crfg.org/tidbits/StoneFruit.html

UC ANR, Fruit and nut varieties for low-elevation Sierra Foothills (Hasey, 2009) http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/8396.pdf

Wolfskill Experimental Orchard-Peach, Clingstone http://ucanr.org/sites/wolfskill2/Research/Plant_Breeding_481/Peach,_Clingstone_processing/

Stone Fruit Breeding Trends

Trends in stone fruit cultivar development (Byrne, 2005) http://horttech.ashspublications.org/cgi/reprint/15/3/494

General Stone Fruit Production

UC ANR, Growing processing cling peaches in California: An overview (Norton, Duncan, & Hasey, Growing processing cling peaches in California: An overview, 2007)

UC ANR, Growing processing freestone peaches in California: An overview (Norton & Duncan, 2009) http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/8358.pdf

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service. 2014. Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2013 Summary. Retrieved 1 Aug 2014: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/current/NoncFruiNu/NoncFruiNu-07-17-2014.pdf