The Performance of Some Apricot Cultivars in the Mersin Ecological Conditions

Pinar H., Bircan M., Yilmaz C., Kargi S. P., Kaska N., Yildiz A., ...More

14th International Symposium on Apricot Breeding and Culture, Matera, Italy, 16 - 20 June 2008, vol.862, pp.109-112 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 862
  • City: Matera
  • Country: Italy
  • Page Numbers: pp.109-112
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study was to evaluate the yield, and some phenological and pomological traits of 24 apricot cultivars grown in the Mersin ecological conditions. The Precoce de Tyrinthe was used as the reference cultivar. It resulted that the "2-89" had the highest yield, Harcott was the biggest fruit and Bebeco the firmest. The early ripening varieties were Ninfa, Priana, Precoce de Tyrinthe, while the late ripening cultivars were the 15-90, Fracasso and Sahinbey.