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Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center

Quince Resources & Links


Bassil, N.V., Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Mota, J., Sugar, D. and Williams , R. 2011. Quince (Cydonia oblonga) Genetic Relationships determined using microsatellite markers. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 909:75-83.

Benedek, P., T.  Szabo and J. Nyeki. 2001. New Results on the Bee Pollination of quince (Cydonia oblonga Mill.). Proc. 8th Pollination Symp., P.T. Benedek and K.W. Richards,(eds.) Acta Hort. 561, ISHS: 243-248.

California County Agricultural Commissioner’s Report Summary. 2012. California Department of Food and Agriculture, California Agricultural Statistics. Accessed on 6/10/2014:

Campbell, Jill. 2001. Quince Growing. New South Wales Department of Primary Industries. AgFact H4.1.3.Retrieved April 16, 2014 from:

Chen, Paul M. 2004. Quince. USDA Agricultural Handbook. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from:

Cornell University. 2005. Minor Fruits: Quinces, Cydonia oblonga. Dept. of Horticulture.  Retrieved April 16, 2014:

Elkins, Rachel, Richard Bell and Todd Einhorn. 2011. Current State of the Art of Pear Rootstock Research and Future Directions within the Root2Fruit Initiative. 17 pp. Retrieved May 19, 2014 from:

Duarte, Amilcar M.M., Ana Clara Grosso, Patricia C.R. Valentao and Paula B. Andrade. Quince. In: Iberian-American Fruits Rich in: Bioactive Phytochemicals for Nutrition and Health. Ed. Gironés-Vilaplana, Amadeo, Nieves Baenas, Débora Villaño, and Diego A Moreno. LIMENCOP S.L. Alicante, Spain. 2014. 143 - 150.

Kader, A.A. 1992. Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops. Pub. No. 3311. Univ. Calif., DANR, Communication Services - Publications, Oakland CA, 296pp.

Karp, David.2010.  A New Taste for Quince. Fruit Gardener. 42 (5): 14-17.

Lerner, B. Rosie and Michael N. Dana. 2001. New Plants From Layering. Purdue Univ. Coop. Ext. Service. Hort. Publ. HO-1-W. 3pp.

McGinnis, Laura. 2007. A Quick Glimpse at Quince. Agric. Res. January 20, 2007.

NCGR-Corvallis – Cydonia Germplasm. Retrieved June 9, 2014 from:

Postman, Joseph. 2009. Cydonia oblonga: The Unappreciated Quince. Arnoldia 67 (1): 2-9.

Postman, Joseph, 2007. Quest For Quince. Agric. Res. January 20., 2007.

Rieger, Mark.  Mark’s Fruit Crops. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from: 

Vossen, Paul M. and Deborah Silver. 2000. Growing Temperate Tree Fruit and Nut Crops in the Home Garden and Landscape. 37 pp. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from: UC: The California Backyard Orchard. p.11: Quince.:

Wertheim, S.J. 2002. Rootstocks for European Pear: a Review. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 596:299-309.


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