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Pyrus communis L.

Rosaceae

Anjou, Bartlett, Bosc, Clapp, Comice, Common pear, Nellis, Perry, Pome-fruit, Seckel, Summer pear, Winter Nellis, Winter pear

Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm. F.) Nakai [P. serotina Rehd.]

Rosaceae

Asian pear, Nashi


We have information from several sources:

Asian Pears—James A. Beutel

Fire Blight Susceptibility in a Young Asian Pear Planting (Abstract)—Caula A. Beyl

Magness, J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.


Outside sources:

Pear accessions available from the National Germplasm Repository, Corvallis, Oregon.

Pears - Pyrus communis L. (European pear) Pyrus serotina L. , P. pyrifolia (Burm. f.) Nak. (Asian, Japanese or Oriental pear, Nashi, or Pear AppleFrom University of Georgia.

Historic Images from The Pears of New York, written by U. P. Hedrick and published by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in 1921.


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