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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Near the end of May, the sand cherry (Cerasus pumila) adorned the sides of the path with its delicate flowers arranged in umbels cylindrically about its short stems, which last, in the fall, weighed down with goodsized and handsome cherries, fell over in wreaths like rays on every side.
Among them, the Yoshino cherry which only grows in cold climate areas, is mixed with Japanese breed yaezakura, Cerasus speciosa and special Taiwan cherry.
solstitialis Cerasus avium Rosaceae Kiraz (L.) Moench Ceratonia Fabaceae Buynuz, Harip, Harnup, siliqua L.
(2016) evidenced that Kurd tribes treated kidney stones in Abdanan and Dehloran districts of Ilam Province, Iran using Alhagipersarum Boiss & Buhse and Rubia tinctorum, Linum usitatissimum L., Tribulus terrestris L., Prunus cerasus L.
There are several varieties of tart cherries (Prunus cerasus), including Morello, amarelle, and Montmorency.
Effect of tart cherry juice (Prunus cerasus) on melatonin levels and enhanced sleep quality.
The majority of cherry blossoms along the street belong to the species Cerasus Kanazawa and Cerasus serrulata.
Skendrovic-Babo, "Color parameters and total anthocyanins of sour cherries (Prunus cerasus L.) during ripening," Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, vol.
Fruits are present in the form of a few stones of sour cherry (Prunus cerasus).
Detection and quantification of the antioxidant melatonin in Montmorency and Balaton tart cherries (Prunus cerasus).