Giresun

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Giresun

(gērĕso͞on`), city (1990 pop. 67,536), capital of Giresun prov., NE Turkey, a port on the Black Sea. It is the trade center for a farm region in which corn, filberts, beans, and potatoes are produced. Known as Cerasus, the city was famous in ancient times for its cherry trees. From there the Roman general Lucullus is said to have introduced (1st cent. B.C.) the cherry tree into Italy. The English word cherry is derived from the name of the city, which formerly also appeared as Kerasun.

Giresun

 

a city in northern Turkey; the administrative center of Giresun Province. Population, 25,300 (1965). It is a port on the south shore of the Black Sea and the commercial center of an agricultural region (filbert nuts, corn, and kidney beans). There are food and paper-and-cellulose industries; filberts undergo primary processing.

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The majority of cherry blossoms along the street belong to the species Cerasus Kanazawa and Cerasus serrulata.
Tissue culture and rapid micropropagation of superior individual of Cerasus yunnanensis.
TIPO: Argentina, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, La Boca, "sobre postes de Prunus cerasus L.
2011), Elaeis guineensis (Madon, Heslop-Harrison, Schwarzacher, & Hashim, 2012), Coffea arabica (Clarindo, Carvalho, & Mendonca, 2012), Prunus cerasus (Vujovic, Cerovic, Ruzic, 2012) and Saccharum spp (Nogueira, Pasqual, & Scherwinski-Pereira, 2013), have had alterations to their DNA content evaluated by flow cytometry.
In Syria, it occurs at Slenfch (Lattakia) and forms mixed forests with Ostrya carpinifolia, Carpinus orientalis, Sorbus torminalis, Fraxinus ornus and Cerasus mahleb (Browicz, 1982).
Latin name Family 1 Cerasus polytricha Rosaceae 2 Schisandra chinensis Magnoliaceae 3 Litsea pungens Lauraceae 4 Kerria japonica Rosaceae 5 Euonymus verrucosoides Celastraceae 6 Ulmus bergmanniana Ulmaceae 7 Lindera obtusiloba Lauraceae 8 Lonicera fragrantissima standishii Caprifoliaceae 9 Malus baccata Rosaceae 10 Rhus potaninii Anacardiaceae 11 Celastrus orbiculatus Celastraceae 12 Acer elegantulum Aceraceae 13 Acer davidii Aceraceae 14 Melia azedarach Meliaceae 15 Eucommia ulmoides Eucommiaceae 16 Swida walteri Cornaceae 17 Akebia trifoliata Lardizabalaceae Basis for the selection 1 a 2 a 3 b 4 b 5 b 6 a 7 b 8 b 9 a 10 a 11 b 12 b 13 b 14 a 15 a 16 a 17 b Table 2.
Bixa orellana, Costus speciosus, Salvia officinalis, Arachis hypogaea, Malus domestica, Cerasus fruticosa, Ipomea batatas, Phraggmites communis, Allium cepa (Tanikawa et al.
sometimes known as the wild cherry, and the tart cherry (Prunus cerasus L.
cerasus (sour)) range in color from sunny yellow to nearly black and are classified in two subtypes: compact sweet varieties, such as 'Stella,' and sour or pie cherries, such as 'Montmorency' and 'North Star.
4 CHERRIES belong to the rose family and the name comes from the Turkish town of Cerasus.