In vitro investigations on pollen quality, production and self incompatibility of some apricot varieties in Malatya - Turkey

PAYDAŞ S. , ETİ S. , DERIN K., Yilmaz K. U. , Gulcan R.

12th Symposium on Apricot Culture and Decline, Avignon, Fransa, 10 - 14 Eylül 2001, ss.75-78 identifier identifier


This research was conducted with 62 apricot varieties grown in Malatya Horticultural Research Institute in Turkey. Pollen viability levels with TTC (2, 3, 5 triphenyl tetrazolium chloride), germination rates with agar in petri dish method (0.6% agar + 15% sucrose medium), levels of pollen production with Hemacytometric method and pollen tube growth in style with squashed preparation method were determined.