European pear varieties
Series: Agfact H4.1.13 Edition: Second edition Last updated: 01 Oct 2002
The pear varieties in this Agfact are divided into the following groups.
- major varieties
- new and less commercial varieties
- cocktail pears of very small size (20-30mm) and
- low chill varieties for warmer districts.
Information is presented about their:
- flowering times
- pest and disease susceptibilities and
- maturation time.