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Prunus avium

  • T. K. Lim
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Abstract

P. avium is indigenous to the area between the Black and Caspian seas of Asia Minor and spread to Europe prior to human civilization. Domestic cultivation probably began with Greeks, and later perpetuated by the Romans. Sweet cherries came to the USA with English Colonists in 1629. It is cultivated in other temperate areas in both hemispheres.

Keywords

Hydroxycinnamic Acid Sweet Cherry Ethyl Acetate Fraction Total Anthocyanin Sour Cherry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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