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Apricots and Nectarines

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

Abstract

Botanically, the apricot (Prunus armeniaca), like the peach, cherry, and plum, is a drupe fruit. Horticulturally, the fruit is considerably smaller than that of commercial peaches, is bright orange in color, often with a red blush, has fine hair or none on the surface, and a distinctive flavor. The flesh is comparatively dry.

Keywords

Hydrogen Fluoride Full Bloom Apricot Cultivar Japanese Plum Apricot Fruit 
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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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