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Micromorphological observations on flower bud differentiation and development of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench)

Rithichai, P.; Fujime, Y.; Terabayashi, S.; Okuda, N.; Date, S.

Journal of the Japanese Society for Horticultural Science 73(5): 421-428


Accession: 004234408

The objective of this study was to investigate morphologically flower bud differentiation during floral organ development of 'Green Rocket' okra by using a scanning electron microscope (SEM). Flowers were formed at the axillary positions and were initiated successively from the node bearing the first flower up to the node below the shoot apex.

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