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Thursday, July 24, 2008

New Gulfcrimson Peach Variety Released

If we are truly seeing long-term shifts in weather patterns that result in warmer winters, this new variety of peach could be an important economic variety for growers -- particularly in the southern U.S.

ARS Releases Gulfcrimson Peach to Nurseries

By Sharon Durham
July 23 , 2008

A new peach variety that requires less winter chilling will give growers in the southeastern lower coastal plain an edge--and consumers a more reliable supply--of early summertime peaches.

The new variety, called...(complete news release here).

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