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- Abreu, Priscilla Patrocínio; Souza, Margarete Magalhães; Santos, Eileen Azevedo; Pires, Marcel Viana; Pires, Mônica Moura; de Almeida, Alex-Alan Furtado
- Euphytica 2009 v.166 no.3 pp. 307-315
- Passiflora; ornamental plants; plant breeding; hybrids; interspecific hybridization; plant genetic resources; floriculture; ornamental value; wild relatives; commercialization; sustainable agriculture; Brazil
- ... The Passiflora L. (Passifloraceae) genus consists of about 500 species widely distributed throughout tropical and subtropical regions, commonly known as the passion flower. The passion flowers are considered ornamental plants because of the exotic beauty of their flowers and variant foliage. Since their introduction to the Old World, around 1625, seventeenth century, they have been used to decorat ...
- Alanna Rachel Andrade dos Santos; Everton Hilo de Souza; Fernanda Vidigal Duarte Souza; Michaella Fadini; Eduardo Augusto Girardi; Walter dos Santos Soares Filho
- Euphytica 2015 v.205 no.2 pp. 503-520
- Citrus madurensis; Fortunella; Microcitrus; Poncirus; Triphasia trifolia; cassava; container-grown plants; floriculture; fruits; gene banks; genetic variation; genotype; hybrids; landscaping; mandarins; ornamental plants; plant breeding
- ... The interest in Citrus and related genera as ornamental plants has increased in recent years, motivating studies aimed at identifying genotypes, varieties and hybrids suitable for this purpose. The Citrus Active Germplasm Bank of the Embrapa Cassava & Fruits, a research unit of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation—Embrapa, contains more than 750 accessions with wide genetic variability, ...