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Ukr. Bot. J. 2014, 71(1): 41–44
Plant Taxonomy, Geography and Floristics

Ecological and biological features of tropical species of the genus Momordica (Cucurbitaceae) introduced under the conditions of Belgorod region (Russia)

Giang Doan H., Tokhtar V.K.

Studies of Momordica charantia L. and Momordica balsamina L. species in the Botanical Garden of the BelSU allowed to estimate plant’s growing rate and drought resistance of these perspective plants for introduction. It is established that all studied samples possess rather high degrees of relative drought resistance. It gives a chance to continue further researches on revealing of the most valuable plants of these species for their introduction in culture.

Keywords: Momordica charantia, Momordica balsamina, grow rate, introduction, drought resistance, Middle Black Earth zone

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