Somatic Embryogenesis in Cherry (Prunus sp.)

  • Kaouther Ben MahmoudEmail author
  • Yordan Muhovski
  • Fabienne Delporte
  • Ahmed Jemmali
  • Philippe Druart
Part of the Forestry Sciences book series (FOSC, volume 85)


Cherry is a member of the Rosaceae family, subfamily Prunoideae, subgenus Cerasus. It is the common name of several Prunus species such as P. avium, P. cerasus, P. mahaleb, P. serotina, P. serrulata, P. incisa and many interspecific hybrids (P. canescens x P. incisa, P. avium x P. cerasus, P. incisa x serrula, etc.).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaouther Ben Mahmoud
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yordan Muhovski
    • 2
  • Fabienne Delporte
    • 2
  • Ahmed Jemmali
    • 1
  • Philippe Druart
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of Agronomic Research of TunisiaAriana, TunisTunisia
  2. 2.Walloon Agriculture Research Centre, Chaussée de Charleroi, 234GemblouxBelgium

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