Dwarfed Apples and Pears

  • Benjamin J. E. Teskey
  • James S. Shoemaker


With rising costs of production there has been greater interest by fruit growers in recent years in smaller trees. Although dwarf fruit trees have been grown in Europe for centuries, until relatively recently they have evoked little attention in North America.


Fire Blight Pear Cultivar Apple Rootstock Stem Piece Dwarf Tree 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin J. E. Teskey
    • 1
  • James S. Shoemaker
    • 2
  1. 1.Horticultural Science Ontario Agricultural CollegeUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada
  2. 2.Agricultural Experiment StationUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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