Contributions to research on plum breeding. III. Studies on species hybrids of Prunus spinosa L. x Prunus cerasifera Ehrh. and the question of the origin of Prunus domestica L.

Endlich, J.; Murawski, H.

Zuchter 32: 121-33


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The F1 hybrids were almost sterile and only a few fruits were produced, but when the hybrids were grafted on Prunus domestica the fertility was increased 10-fold. It was shown that P. domestica can be produced synthetically as an amphidiploid hybrid between P. spinosa and P. cerasifera. -Inst. Acker-u.