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Maturation of Black Cherry Fruits in Central MississippiAuthor(s): F.T. Bonner
Source: Res. Note SO-205. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionBlack cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.) in central Mississippi grew in size and weight from early May until maturity in late June. In early June, crude fat, protein-nitrogen, and calcium concentrations increased; moisture content decreased; endocarps hardened; and embryo tissues became firm. From mid-June to maturity mesocarp growth was prominent as moisture content increased again, carbohydrates were converted from insoluble to soluble forms, and crude fat and protein-nitrogen concentrations decreased.
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CitationBonner, F.T. 1975. Maturation of Black Cherry Fruits in Central Mississippi. Res. Note SO-205. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
KeywordsPrunus serotina Ehrh., chmical analysis, germination
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