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‘Majestic’ peach {Prunus persica (L.) Batsch) was released by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station to provide a large, excellent quality freestone fruit in the ripening sequence between ‘Harvester’ and ‘Red Globe’ or from June 22 to July 1 in north Louisiana (1).

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‘Ouachita Gold’ peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch) was released by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station to provide a high quality, large freestone fruit that ripens about 20 days after ‘Elberta’ or about August 5 in north Louisiana.

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‘Ruston Red’ peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] was released by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station (LAES) to provide a high quality, large freestone fruit that ripens about 5 days before ‘Elberta’ or about July 20 in north Louisiana. ‘Ruston Red’ has exhibited high resistance to bacterial leaf spot [Xanthomonas Campestris pv. pruni (Smith 1903) Dye 1978] even when grown in orchards next to trees that were severely infested with the bacterium.

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‘Idlewild’ peach [Prunus persica (L.) Batsch] was released by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station to provide a 500- to 600-hr chilling-requirement cultivar which produces a good quality fruit. ‘Idlewild’ produces a heavy crop of medium to large semi-freestone fruit that ripen 36 days before ‘Elberta’ or about June 9 in southeastern Louisiana. ‘Idlewild’ has exhibited good resistance to bacterial leaf spot [Xanthomonas campestris pv. pruni (Smith 1903) Dye 1978] when grown under southeastern Louisiana conditions.

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