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The genus Prunus comprises five subgenera: Prunus , Amygdalus , Cerasus , Padus , and Laurocerasus and includes ≈200 species, which are economically important as sources of fruits, nuts, oil, timber, and ornamentals ( Reynders and Salesses

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More than 10 species of Phytophthora de Bary are reported to affect cultivated Prunus L. worldwide, causing root rot, crown rot, trunk and scaffold cankers, and even fruit rots ( Browne and Doster, 2002 ; Browne and Mircetich, 1995 ; Félix

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great importance. The HS314 rootstock is a hybrid between almond and peach ( Prunus amygdalus × P. persica ), which is well adapted to drought conditions ( Dejampour et al., 2005 ). This rootstock that has been bred in Sahand Horticultural Research

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Cherry ( Prunus avium L.) is an important and valuable agricultural and timber crop throughout Europe ( Centritto et al., 1999 ). Therefore, in the last few decades, increasing attention has been paid to solving different problems related to its

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among the progeny obtained in the cross between the Spanish almond ‘Garfi’ [ Prunus amygdalus Batsch, syn. P. dulcis (Mill.) D.A. Webb] as the female parent and the North American peach ‘Nemared’ [ P. persica (L.) Batsch] as the pollen donor. ‘Garfi

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Prunus tomentosa Thunb. (2 n = 16) and P. salicina Lindl. (2 n = 16) of the family Rosaceae belong to different subgenera. Prunus tomentosa is in the subgenus Cerasus , while P. salicina is in the subgenus Prunophora ( Ingram, 1948

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grape varieties. In all these cases, embryo rescue has been successfully used to overcome the low viability of these seeds ( Ramming, 1990 ). In Prunus , since the early Tukey experiments ( Tukey, 1933 ), there have been a number of examples of the use

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Chokecherry ( Prunus virginiana L.) is a small tree or large shrub widely distributed across the northern Great Plains in the United States and Canada. Native to North America, chokecherry is well adapted to a variety of severe conditions such as

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-Ractivity in 17 commercial and experimental Prunus rootstocks. The results obtained with the screening protocol were compared with leaf SPAD readings obtained under field conditions that induced iron chlorosis. Materials and Methods Plant material

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Central Asia is a center of origin for many important fruit and nut tree species, including wild and cultivated apricots ( Prunus armeniaca ) ( Vavilov, 1931 , 1951 ). Apricots, considered by many to be one of the most delicious tree fruits, have

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