Assessment of the elite accessions of bael [Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr.] in Sri Lanka based on morphometric, organoleptic, and elemental properties of the fruits and phylogenetic relationships.

Aegle marmelos L. (Bael) is a native tree fruit species in the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Bael is a popular fruit because of its significant nutritional and medicinal properties. However, bael is an underutilized fruit species in Sri Lanka. Thus, Fruit Crop Research and Development Stat...

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Main Authors: Chamila Kumari Pathirana, Lahiru Thilanka Ranaweera, Terrence Madhujith, Kalyani Weerasinghe Ketipearachchi, Kumar Lakshman Gamlath, Janakie Prasanthika Eeswara, Suneth Sithumini Sooriyapathirana
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Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2020-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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