pomology

[n] - the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits
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Pomology

Po·mol'o·gy noun [ Latin pomum fruit + -logy : confer French pomologie .] The science of fruits; a treatise on fruits; the cultivation of fruits and fruit trees.
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pomology

<study> The science of fruits; a treatise on fruits; the cultivation of fruits and fruit trees. ... Origin: L. Pomum fruit: cf. F. Pomologie. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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pomology

noun the branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits
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Pomology

• (n.) The science of fruits; a treatise on fruits; the cultivation of fruits and fruit trees.
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pomology

(from the article `horticulture`) Horticulture is divided into the cultivation of plants for food (pomology and olericulture) and plants for ornament (floriculture and landscape ... Botanists define a fruit in broad terms as the fleshy or dry ripened ovary surrounding the seed of a plant. A pomologist, or specialist in the ... [2 rel...
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Pomology

Pomology (from Latin pomum (fruit) + -logy) is a branch of botany that studies and cultivates pome fruit, particularly from the genera Malus, Prunus and Pyrus belonging to the Rosaceae. The term is sometimes applied more broadly, to the cultivation of any type of fruit. In the latter case, the denomination fruticulture—introduced from romance la
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Pomology

(from Latin pomum (fruit) + -logy) is a branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruits. The pomological researches are mainly focused on the development of and the cultural techniques and physiological studies in fruit trees. The goals of fruit tree improvement include enhancement of fruit quality, regulation of production periods, and reducti
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pomology

study of fruit-growing
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