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Euphytica

, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp 361–365 | Cite as

On the chimeral nature of the Shamouti orange

  • P. Spiegel-Roy
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Summary

Evidence that ‘Shamouti’ orange is a periclinal chimera has been obtained as all nucellar seedlings from two Shamouti trees, yielded only ‘Beledi’ type fruit. All nucellars from another ‘Shamouti’ tree bore only ‘Shamouti’ type fruit, thus indicating a homohistont condition in another tree source.

Index words

Citrus orange periclinal chimera nucellar seedling Beledi orange 

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© H. Veenman En Zonen B.V 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Spiegel-Roy
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Horticulture, Agricultural Research OrganizationVolcani CenterBet DaganIsrael

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