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Quince Resources & Links


Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Mota, J., Sugar, D. and Williams , R. 2011. Quince (Cydonia oblonga) Genetic Relationships determined using microsatellite markers. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 909:75-83.

Benedek, P., T.  Szabo and J. Nyeki. 2001. New Results on the Bee Pollination of quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill.). Proc. 8th Pollination Symp., P.T. Benedek and K.W. Richards,(eds.) Acta Hort. 561, ISHS: 243-248.

California County Agricultural Commissioner’s Report Summary. 2012. California Department of Food and Agriculture, California Agricultural Statistics. Accessed on 6/10/2014: http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/California/Publications/AgComm/Summary/index.asp

Campbell, Jill. 2001. Quince Growing. New South Wales Department of Primary Industries. AgFact H4.1.3.Retrieved April 16, 2014 from: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/horticulture/pomes/quince-growing

Chen, Paul M. 2004. Quince. USDA Agricultural Handbook. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from: http://www.ba.ars.usda.gov/hb66/117quince.pdf

Cornell University. 2005. Minor Fruits: Quinces, Cydonia oblonga. Dept. of Horticulture.  Retrieved April 16, 2014: http://www.fruit.cornell.edu/mfruit/quince.html

Elkins, Rachel, Richard Bell and Todd Einhorn. 2011. Current State of the Art of Pear Rootstock Research and Future Directions within the Root2Fruit Initiative. 17 pp. Retrieved May 19, 2014 from: http://root2fruit.org/pdf/PEARwhitepaper.pdf

Duarte, Amilcar M.M., Ana Clara Grosso, Patricia C.R. Valentao and Paula B. Andrade. Quince. In: Iberian-American Fruits Rich in: Bioactive Phytochemicals for Nutrition and Health. Ed. Gironés-Vilaplana, Amadeo, Nieves Baenas, Débora Villaño, and Diego A Moreno. LIMENCOP S.L. Alicante, Spain. 2014. 143 - 150.

Kader, A.A. 1992. Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops. Pub. No. 3311. Univ. Calif., DANR, Communication Services - Publications, Oakland CA, 296pp.

Karp, David.2010.  A New Taste for Quince. Fruit Gardener. 42 (5): 14-17.

Lerner, B. Rosie and Michael N. Dana. 2001. New Plants From Layering. Purdue Univ. Coop. Ext. Service. Hort. Publ. HO-1-W. 3pp.

McGinnis, Laura. 2007. A Quick Glimpse at Quince. Agric. Res. January 20, 2007.

NCGR-Corvallis – Cydonia Germplasm. Retrieved June 9, 2014 from: http://www.ars.usda.gov/main//Docs.htm?docid=11309

Postman, Joseph. 2009. Cydonia oblonga: The Unappreciated Quince. Arnoldia 67 (1): 2-9.

Postman, Joseph, 2007. Quest For Quince. Agric. Res. January 20., 2007.

Rieger, Mark.  Mark’s Fruit Crops. Fruit-Crops.com. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from:  http://www.fruit-crops.com/quince-cydonia-oblonga-mill/ 

Vossen, Paul M. and Deborah Silver. 2000. Growing Temperate Tree Fruit and Nut Crops in the Home Garden and Landscape. 37 pp. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from: UC: The California Backyard Orchard. p.11: Quince.: http://homeorchard.ucdavis.edu/Fruits_&_Nuts/Quince/

Wertheim, S.J. 2002. Rootstocks for European Pear: a Review. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 596:299-309.