Embryology of the genus Psidium

Narayanaswami, S. and Roy, S.K. (1960) Embryology of the genus Psidium. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society, 39 (1). pp. 35-45.

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T h e genus Psidium belonging to the family Myrtaceae, probably represents a very ancient group of plants. Psidium guajava L., a native of tropical America, js almost naturalized in many parts of India and is chiefly cultivated for its fruits. In Assam, the leaves and barks of the plant are employed, in dyeing and in Bengal and Uttar Pradesh, for tanning. The wood of Psidium is close-grained and takes on a beautiful polish.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: embryology, plant embryos, Psidium cujavillus, Psidium guajava
Author Affiliation: Department of Botany, Sardar Vallabh Vidyapeeth, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand.
Subjects: Crop Improvement
Divisions: General
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2014 04:52
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 04:52
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/12913

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