Rosaceae: Taxonomy, Economic Importance, Genomics

  • Kim E. HummerEmail author
  • Jules Janick
Part of the Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models book series (PGG, volume 6)

The magnificent simplicity, or to some, the monotonous consistency, of the actiniomorphicflowers of the rose family has been recognized for millennia. The originof the name rose is summarized in the American Heritage Dictionary (2000):


Sweet Cherry Sour Cherry Black Cherry Black Raspberry European Pear 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.U. S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research ServiceNational Clonal Germplasm RepositoryCorvallisUSA
  2. 2.Department of Horticulture and Landscape ArchitecturePurdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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