The Introduction of American Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana L.) in Ukraine

N.V. Derevyanko, V.N. Derevyanko, N.Ye. Horbenko

Abstract


Theresultsofthemanyyearsofstudyofthemostwinter-hardyspeciesofthegenusDiospyros L. – Diospyrosvirginiana L. – invariousclimaticzonesofUkraineforpossibleeconomicuse (NovaKakhovka, Crimea, Uman, Transcarpathian, Lviv, Zaporizhia, Donetskregion, Chernivtsi) havebeengeneralized. The evaluation of the introduction success was carried out on cold hardiness, drought tolerance and resistance to the adverse effects of soil alkalinity. The main introduction works were carried out in SEEF "Novokakhovskoye" (NovaKakhovka), where the largest plantation of Diospyrosvirginiana L. in Ukraine has been created.


Keywords


Diospyros virginiana L.; introduction; cold hardiness; drought tolerance; resistance to the soil alkalinity

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15421/40260507

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