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    The genus Fraxinus, a member of the Oleaceae family, includes over 65 ash species native to the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere (Miller, 1955). Several of the ash species are important forest trees noted for their tough, highly resistant to shock, straight grained wood as well as being excellent shade trees for parks and residential areas (Dirr, 1998).

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    Van Sambeek, J.W.; Preece, J.E. 2007. In vitro propagation of Fraxinus species. Chapter 17. In: Jain, S.M.; Haggman, H., eds. Protocols for micropropagation of woody trees and fruits. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Springer: 179-192.

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