Hardy kiwi pollination and production

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 2000: $7,060.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2000
Region: Northeast
State: Pennsylvania
Project Leader:

Annual Reports


  • Fruits: general small fruits
  • Animals: bees


  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Soil Management: soil analysis

    Proposal summary:

    Pollination failure is an obstacle that can discourage growers from using the hardy kiwi plant, and this project will compare pollen quality among seven kiwi cultivators. The project will also compare methods of pollen dispersion using bees and mechanical applications.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.