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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 ...
- C. E. F. de Castro; C. Goncalves; M. L. S. Tucci
- Acta horticulturae 2015 v. no.1060 pp. 17-21
- commercialization; cut flowers; employment; exports; farmers; floriculture; flowers; greenhouses; immigration; industry; markets; ornamental plants; postharvest treatment; research institutions; sales; transportation; universities; Brazil
- ... The Brazilian floriculture dates from the 19th century, when Italian and German immigrants arrived in the country. Later in the 1920s and 1940s the Japanese and the Dutch established a new age in the Brazilian floriculture. The techniques to flower postharvest handling, for an example, began in 1990, when national research institutions and universities established formal groups of work. Nowadays, ...