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Published in Scientific Papers. Series B, Horticulture, Vol. LXIV, Issue 2
Written by Vlăduț Alexandru OPRIȚĂ

In the conditions of Romania, and in particular in Dobrogea Region, there are two limiting factors in apricot growing: flower damage caused by late spring frosts and insufficient knowledge of the biology of Monilinia laxa disease. The annual production in Romania in the past years varied from 43,606 t in 2014 to 35,704 t in 2018 (Romania National Institute of Statistics, 2020). In the last 25 years, at Research Station for Fruit Growing Constanta were created and realesed more then 10 apricot cultivars. Climate change requires the introduction of new varieties of apricot better adapted to new challenges. The apricot selection “R8P22” has medium vigor, the blooming occurs in the last decade of March is abundant and lasts 10 days. The fruit is medium size, with an average weight of 55 grams. The flesh is yelloworange with good smoothness and succulence, with sweet-acid taste and flavor.

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