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Cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.) dichogamy system.

Fecha de publicación:
1 de agosto de 2008

Annona cherimola (Mill.) represents an extreme case of dependence on a pollination vector, a beetle of genus Carpophilus not present in foreign areas. This and cherimoya dichogamy strongly limit its cultivation out of its place of origin, the interandean valleys in the border between Perú and Ecuador. Nonetheless, certain level of natural fruit set is observed in Souhteast Spain and attributed to the activity of autochthonous insects. As in ...