Study on quantity and quality of some Iraqi apricot cultivars
ANBAR JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES,
2008, Volume 6, Issue 2, Pages 211-216
AbstractStudy was conducted of Husaynia, Kerbela, province using seven local cultivars of apricot (Harvi, Kaisi, Zakenia yellow Ardebel, Red Ardebel, Ahmar Bathri and Hashri).
Protuct from direct planting of seeds. The trees used were similar in age trained on ordinary pyramid method and planted 7 x 7 m distance.
The experiment was done for two seasons. Data on average yield of tree, fruit weight, flesh weight of fruit. pit weight, and percentage of total soluble solids of the fruit juice were recorded.
Results showed that Zakenia, yellow Ardebel, Red Ardebel, and Kaisi cultivar were superior than other cultivars studied. It is recommended to plant these cultivars in the middle and southern parts of Iraq.
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