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Edīte Kaufmane

Structural unit
Unit of Genetics and Breeding
Position
Leading researcher
Degree
Dr. biol.
Activity directions

•    Research leader and coordination.
•    Plum and apricot breeding.
•    Japanese quince breeding and agrotechnics.

Major accomplishments

3 apricot and 4 plum cultivars that have been registered.


Apricot cultivars: 'Lāsma', 'Daiga', 'Velta'

Plum cultivars: Domestic plums 'Minjona', 'Zemgale',  'Adelyn', 'Sonora', 'Ance', ‘Laine’

List of major publications:

60 scientific articles (incl. Scopus / WoS indexed publications - 27, H-index - 7), 5 major publications:

Books and monographs (9):

Major popular science publications:

  • J.Kārkliņš., M.Skrīvele, E.Kaufmane, L.Ikase. 2007. Plum cultivars. Pomology of Latvia. Reneprint, Rīg (in Latvian), 204 pp.
  • S.Ruisa, Kaufmane E. 2008. Cultivars of cherries, apricots and peaches. Pomology of Latvia. Rīga. Latvia State Institute of Fruit-Growing, Dobele (in Latvian). 206 pp.
  • Skrīvele M., Rubauskis E., Strautiņa S., Ruisa S., Ikase L., Kaufmane E., Berlands V., Lāce B., Grāvīte I., Feldmane D., Surikova V., Apenīte I., Rancāne R., Vilka L., Moročko-Bičevska I., Stalažs A., Kviklys D., Uselis N. 2012. Guide in commertial fruit growing. Latvia State Institute of Fruit-Growing, Dobele (in Latvian). 188 pp.
  • Fruit growing. 2015. Latvia State Institute of Fruit-Growing (red.L.Ikase, coauthor-E.Kaufmane), Dobele (in Latvian), 545 pp.