Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment

Vol 9, Issue 2,2011
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255

The discovery of a rare mutation: Terminal megasporangiate strobili on Turkish red pine (Pinus brutia Ten.) in Aegean Region of Turkey


Necmi Aksoy

Recieved Date: 2011-01-11, Accepted Date: 2011-04-04


The megasporangiate strobili mature by shoot apical meristems that were found on a terminal position on Turkish Red Pine tree (Pinus brutia Ten.) in Aegean region of Turkey. Brief history of morphology, habitat and ecology of this individual tree, its unexpected morphological characters and rare mutation causes, have been discussed in this research.


Turkish red pine, Pinus brutia Ten., megasporangiate strobili, terminal position, Turkey

Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2011
Volume: 9
Issue: 2
Category: Environment
Pages: 490-492

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