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Of Open, Self- and Cross-Pollination in Domat, Gemlik and Yellow Ulak Olive Varieties...

In this study, it was aimed to determine the fruit attitude and beaded fruit levels of Domat, Gemlik and Yellow Ulak olive varieties grown in the Mediterranean region. For this purpose, open pollination, self-pollination and cross-pollination applications were made.

Doç. Dr. Mücahit Taha Özkaya
Olive Academy

As a result of this study; It has been revealed that the fruit attitude of all varieties is very low in self-pollination applications, therefore, the need for cross-pollination with suitable varieties has emerged. It has been determined that the Domat variety is self-fertile, while the Gemlik and Sarı Ulak varieties need a pollinator variety for economically sufficient fruit keeping. In addition, no cross-Deconformity was detected between the studied varieties. Yellow Messenger for Domat variety, Domat for Yellow Messenger and both Yellow Messenger and Domat varieties for Gemlik have been determined as the most suitable pollinator. It has been determined that the beaded fruit formation is quite high in the Yellow Messenger variety. As a result, it has been determined that even if the variety used in olive cultivation is a self-fertile variety, the yield and quality can be increased if the appropriate pollinizing varieties are kept in the same garden.


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