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The scientific study and cultivation of fruit.

[Latin pōmum, fruit + -logy.]

po′mo·log′i·cal (pō′mə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
po′mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.
po·mol′o·gist n.
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Journal American Pomological Society, University Park, v.54, n.4, p.164-168, 2000.
The 'pomological collection' is housed in two galleries (other rooms explore the development of agricultural science in Turin).
The fruit samples picked homogenously were stored at -80 AdegC until their laboratory analyses were conducted after the pomological measurements were determined.
Babazadeh Darjazi, "Morphological and pomological characteristics of fig cultivars from Varamin," African Journal of Biotechnology, vol.
It hardly sounds from this narration as if there was anything particularly serious at stake in Stevenson's errors on "some little points of fact," and Japp's charmingly pomological, lightly erotic metaphor for the influence of Thoreau on Stevenson smacks of nothing even remotely suggesting the oedipal dramas of Bloomian anxiety: "So the Thoreau influence on Stevenson was as if a tart American wild-apple had been grafted on an English pippin, and produced a wholly new kind with the flavours of both; and here wild America and England kissed each other mouth to mouth" (Japp, Stevenson 2).
The pomological and chemical properties of pomegranate varieties reveal significant variations [6, 7].
Results of the study were published in January 2016 in the Journal of the American Pomological Society.--Dennis O'Brien, ARS Office of Communications.
Effects of plant growth promoting bacteria on fruit set, pomological and chemical characteristics, color values and vegetative growth of sour cherry (Prunus cerasus cv.
The objective of the present study was to evaluate pomological charactristics and also the content of phenolic compounds, vitamin C and the antioxidant activity in a selection of Kurdistan region hawthorn species.