PHYLLODY (FLOWER ABNORMALITY) IN SWEET CHERRY (PRUNUS AVIUM L.)


Engin H., Gokbayrak Z.

JOURNAL OF ANIMAL AND PLANT SCIENCES, vol.20, no.3, pp.217-219, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ANIMAL AND PLANT SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.217-219

Abstract

This report deals with a case of phyllody, flower abnormality which is described as leaf-like development of the floral organs. In most extreme form, the organ involved is replaced by a foliage-type leaf. Any floral organ, even the ovule, may become leafy in form or color.