Kiwi Orchard

Artificial Pollination in Kiwifruit

By Tacconi Gianni and Michelotti Vania Abstract In the last 10 years, kiwifruit vine artificial pollination became a widespread practice useful to increase fruit quality. Kiwifruit size is directly proportional to the number of seeds, i.e., to the number of fertilized ovaries. However, artificial pollination efficiency depends on many parameters such as pollen quality (germinability, humidity,[…]