Leonor Morais-Cecilio

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Cork oak (Quercus suber) is an important Portuguese species, mainly due to the economic value of the cork it produces. Cork results from phellogen, a meristematic tissue, which can locally produce lenticels or have discontinuities, originating “defects”: pores and nail inclusions that are detrimental to cork industrial use. Epigenetic processes control(More)
Background Cork oak (Quercus suber) is one of the most important forest species in Portugal. Cork oak produces a thick cork bark which is harvested for industrial uses. Cork quality is the most important factor that affects its uses technical performance and economic value. Cork quality is associated with many features, the most relevant being the porosity(More)
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