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Onion growing in Surinam


, : Onion growing in Surinam. Acta Horticulturae (53): 217-226

With the availability of short-day cvs it is now possible to grow onions in Surinam. Of the cvs tested, Red Creole gave a relatively low yield but was noted for good keeping quality. Texas Early Grano and Excel gave higher yields but did not keep well.


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