Blue honeysuckle cultivars bred at the l.P. Symyrenko Institute of Pomology under the conditions of the Ukraine’s Lisosteppe
Blue honeysuckle (Lonicera cîerulea L.) cultivars bred at the L.P. Symyrenko Institute of Pomology under the conditions of the Ukraine’s Lisosteppe / Gybalo V.M., Tykhy T.I. // Sadivnytstvo (Horticulture). – 2017. – 72. – P. 30-35. – Refs.: 9. – in Ukrainian.
The blue honeysuckle cultivars Chaika, Golubka, Anyuta, Blagorodna were created and 5 elite hybrid forms of this crop selected as a result of the multi-year breeding work carried out at the L.P. Symyrenko Institute of Pomology, NAAS. In the researched assortment high-productive cvs and elite forms were singled out as follows: Blagorodna and 1-40 – owing to the berries mass, the form 2-22 – their taste qualities (8.5 points), Anyuta, Chaika, Vasyugans’ka, Blagorodna, 2-22 – fruits chemical composition. On the basis of the obtained data ‘Chaika’, ‘Golubka’, ‘Anyuta’, ‘Blagorodna’ are recommended to be cultivated on farmers’ and private domestic farms in the Right-Bank Lisosteppe of Ukraine.
Key words: blue honeysucle, breeding, cultivar, yield, ‘Chaika’, ‘Golubka’, ‘Anyuta’, ‘Blagorodna’.