Morus


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Related to Morus: Morus alba, Thomas Morus
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Noun1.Morus - type genus of the Moraceae: mulberriesMorus - type genus of the Moraceae: mulberries
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Moraceae, Moraceae, mulberry family - trees or shrubs having a milky juice; in some classifications includes genus Cannabis
mulberry, mulberry tree - any of several trees of the genus Morus having edible fruit that resembles the blackberry
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(President: Shu Saito) have been supporting a project focused on bringing back the endemic species Morus boninensis to the Ogasawara Islands.
With the participation of villagers, the municipality has been carrying out a project aimed at replanting the endemic Morus boninensis that once accounted for a large proportion of the woodlands of the Ogasawara Islands.
Morus is a complex genus, which belongs to Moraceae.
Different research institutes belongs to Ministry of Agriculture and collaboration with different universities selected promising mulberry genotypes mostly from Morus alba (white mulberry), Morus nigra (black mulberry) and Morus rubra (red mulberry) through conventional selection breeding studies.