Based on research years the rare varieties ranges of folk selection and forms of pears under danger of disappearing have been identified. The range of spreading has been identified by an expedition, a valuable gene pool of nut pears (garden collection) was collected and formed. Azerbaijan has very valuable local folk selection varieties of pears. These valuable domestic varieties of pear are superior to the introduced pear varieties in their longevity, high productivity, high diseases and pest resistance, richness of biochemical parameters, etc.
Local varieties of pears (Pyrus Communis L.) widely-distributed in Azerbaijan