CAMELLIA SINENSIS (L.) KUNTZE CULTIVARS AND FORMS IN THE COLLECTION OF THE GOYTKH BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF FLORICULTURE AND SUBTROPICAL CROPS
- The authors:
- Konnov N. A.
- Page numbers:
- 57 - 61
- Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze, tea cultivation, collection, selection, cultivars-populations.
The paper examines the history, current state and prospects of Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze cultivation outside the subtropical zone on the Black Sea coast of Russia. It brings a list of cultivars and forms grown in the foothills of Tuapse region, there is an opinion to form an isolated cultivar-population. The diversity and value of objects from the given collection (in the Goytkh Branch of the Russian Research Institute of Floriculture and Subtropical Crops) were estimated. Priority directions for further research and prospects in industrial tea growing outside the Russian humid subtropical zone were identified.