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Maojun Zhang, Lihua Ding, Qiang Wang, Meiqi Feng and Shahrokh Khanizadeh

Province and was released in 2003 by one of the authors (MZ). Fig. 1. Pedigree of ‘Hanhong’ pear. The name ‘Hanhong’ makes reference to two characteristics: “very hardy and red skin colour on the surface exposed to the sun.” ‘Nanguoli’ is a

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Murray Clayton, William V. Biasi and Elizabeth J. Mitcham

We thank Michelle Lauer and David Bouck for their assistance. We acknowledge the California Pear Advisory Board for partial financial support. The cost of publishing this paper was defrayed in part by the payment of page charges. Under

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Thomas Sotiropoulos, Nikolaos Koutinas and Anastasia Giannakoula

Naoussa is a late-July maturing pear ( Pyrus communis L.) cultivar originating from a cross between the pear cultivars Kristali and Coscia. Annual fruit production per tree of ‘Naoussa’ grafted on quince BA 29 rootstock over a period of 5 years

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Richard L. Bell and Tom van der Zwet

‘Sunrise’ is an early-maturing pear cultivar that combines excellent appearance and fruit quality and good storage potential for an early-maturing pear with resistance to fire blight caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora (Burr.) Winsl. et al

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Georgios Syrgiannidis, Thomas Sotiropoulos, Antonios Petridis and Ioannis Therios

‘Vergina’ is a late July-maturing pear ( Pyrus communis L.) cultivar originating from a cross between the pear cultivars Kristali and Santa Maria. Annual fruit production per tree of ‘Vergina’ grafted on quince BA 29 rootstock over a period of 4

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Richard L. Bell and Tom van der Zwet

‘Shenandoah’ pear ( Pyrus communis L.) is a new cultivar that combines spicy aromatic fruit flavor, long storage life, large fruit size, consistent yields, and moderate resistance to fire blight caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora (Burr

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Richard L. Bell

Pear psyllids [ Cacopsylla pyri (L.), C. pyricola (Förster), and C. pyrisuga (Förster)] are major arthropod pests of pear ( Pyrus communis L.) throughout North America and Europe. Both adults and nymphs feed primarily in the vascular tissue of

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Richard L. Bell, Tom van der Zwet, Steve Castagnoli, Todd Einhorn, Janet D. Turner, Robert Spotts, Gary A. Moulton, Greg L. Reighard and William W. Shane

Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center of Washington State University in Mount Vernon, WA, where evaluation of pear scab ( Venturia pirina Aderh.) and powdery mildew [ Podosphaera leucotricha (Ellis & Everh.) E. S. Salmon

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Laura Puig, Diane M. Varga, Paul M. Chen and Eugene A. Mielke

addressed. This research was support by funding from the Winter Pear Control Committee. Oregon State Agricultural Experimental Station technical paper no. 10,759.

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Paul M. Chen and Diane M. Varga

This research was support by funding from the Winter Pear Control Committee. Oregon State Agricultural Experimental Station Technical Paper No. 11,282. Mention of a trademark name or proprietary product does not imply its approval to the