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- Díez, Concepción M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Scientia horticulturae 2014 v.177 pp. 43-46
- DNA fingerprinting; Olea europaea; cultivars; endosperm; microsatellite repeats; olives; polyembryony; seedlings; seeds
- ... The occurrence of spontaneous sexual polyembryony is described and characterized for cultivated olive (Olea europaea L.). We screened seeds from 24 olive cultivars and found significant differences in the frequency of polyembryonic seeds between them. Cultivar ‘Cornicabra’ and, especially, ‘Meski’ yielded the highest ratio of polyembryonic seeds (1.6% and 3.0%, respectively), indicating that polye ...