Proceedings: Plant Sciences

, Volume 99, Issue 3, pp 297–300 | Cite as

Floral biology of almond (Prunus amygdalus L. Batsch) under cultivation in Kashmir valley

  • A S Soodan
  • A K Koul
  • B A Wafai


The almonds, cultivated in Kashmir, on the basis of relative time of flowering reveal early-, mid- and late flowering types. The late blooming types hold key to the isolation of lines that can escape the damage of spring-rains. Anther dehiscence and stigma receptivity overlap creating conditions suited to self-pollination which is however obviated by self-incompatibility.


Floral biology flowering period anthesis stigma receptivity pollination 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A S Soodan
    • 1
  • A K Koul
    • 1
  • B A Wafai
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiosciencesUniversity of JammuJammuIndia

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