Conference

Breeder
T. Rivers, England.

Growth
moderate till strong; upright branches.

Blossom
early, good pollen; self-fertile, pollinators are B. Hardy, B. Louis, Concorde, Comice, Gieser Wildeman, Tr. de Vienne, Verdi.

Productivity
early, regular and very good; thinning is necessary.

Picking season
from second week or September; fruits blow off easily.

Shape
nice; medium to good caliber (75 mm), quite homogeneous, green, later green-yellow; strong russeting.

Quality
medium taste, good aroma, juicy and sweet; medium hard skin.

Preservation
in cold store until the end of February. In ULO-cell till begin of May; long shelflife.

Beurrе Alexandre Lucas

Parentage
Random seedling.

Breeder
A. Lucas, France.

Growth
Normal, has a big crown with hanging, the tree is difficult to shape

Blossom
Early, triploid, self intolerant. Pollinators Beurré Hardy, Conference, Triomphe de Vienne.

Productivity
Early, good and regular. While the blossom is early there is some chance for nightly frost.

Picking season
First half or October

Shape
Big, regular, green, later yellow

Quality
Very moderate tasty handpear, purple and coarse, juicy and moderate sweet.

Preservation
Till end of January, long storage

Abate Fеtеl

Parentage

Breeder
France

Growth

Blossom
Early

Productivity
Fruit size 260g on Quince Eline

Picking season
Late

Shape
Very big

Quality
Very juicy, sweet

Preservation
3-5 months