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Centennial Olive trees in Lebanon: a substantial patrimony

Chalak, L.; Malas, F.; Hamadeh, B.; Essalouh, Laila; Khadari, Bouchaib;
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  • Published: 03 Nov 2014
  • Country: France
UMR AGAP - équipe AFEF - Architecture et fonctionnement des espèces fruitières; This study aimed to assess the centennial olive trees growing across Lebanon, with theperspective of conservation of the ancient germplasm. The survey indicated the existenceof numerous centennial olive trees distributed in different agro-climatic areas, from 80 to1350 meters altitude across the country. Centennial olives were found in large sizeorchards and scattered as well as in young orchards, road hedges and gardens forornamental purposes. Yet, no reliable information is available regarding the age of thecentennials, but they can considered as 500 to 1000 years old. Among these,...
free text keywords: Biodiversité et Ecologie, Biodiversity and Ecology, Centennials;Lebanon;Olea europaea L.;Distribution;Trees characteristics, olea europaea, liban, patrimoine génétique, descripteur morphologique, caractère agronomique, Centennials, Lebanon, Olea europaea L., Distribution, Trees characteristics, olive tree, gene pool, agronomic characters, [SDE.BE]Environmental Sciences/Biodiversity and Ecology
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