Volume 35 Number 4 Article 5 Pages: 134-136
Year 1981 Month 10
Title: Lenticel Origin on Golden Delicious Apple Fruits
Authors: M.A. Shaheen, N.W. Miles and G.L. Kreitner
Lenticel development on fruits of
Yellowspur, Smoothee, and standard Golden
Delicious apple (Malus domestica Borkh.)
was studied by light microscope examination.
Samples were randomly collected at periodic
intervals from 6 days before to 55 days after
Samples for anatomical study were
taken from the cheek of the fruit.
The results show that the lenticel formed
from the stomatal trace.
First evidence of
the stomatal trace was obtained at 6 days
The transition from stomata
to lenticels was completed by 55 days after
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