Effects of different pollinators to the yield and quality of strawberries

Paydas S. , Eti S., Sevinc S., Yasa E., Derin K.

XXVth International Horticultural Congress, Brussels, Belgium, 2 - 07 August 1998, pp.209-215 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume:
  • Doi Number: 10.17660/actahortic.2000.522.23
  • City: Brussels
  • Country: Belgium
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-215


In this experiment which was performed during 1995-97 autumn and spring period, in addition to Dorit, four other strawberry varieties such as Douglas, Oso Grande, Camarosa and Chandler were tried. In these varieties pollen production, quality of pollen, the quality characteristics (fruit weight, TSS, acidity, shape) of the berries were analysed. As the pollinating agent, in addition to bumblebees, honeybees were used.