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Descriptor in English: Malus
Descriptor in Spanish: Malus
Descriptor in Portuguese: Malus
Descriptor in French: Malus
Entry term(s): Apple
Apple Tree
Apple Trees
Apple, Crab
Apples
Apples, Crab
Crab Apple
Crab Apples
Malus domestica
Tree, Apple
Trees, Apple
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.937.500.444
Scope note: A plant genus in the family ROSACEAE, order Rosales, subclass Rosidae. It is best known as a source of the edible fruit (apple) and is cultivated in temperate climates worldwide.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2002; for APPLE use Rosales 1998-2001, use FRUIT 1963-1997
DeCS UI: 35932
Descriptor UI: D027845
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Malus - Preferred
Concept UI M0029219
Scope note A plant genus in the family ROSACEAE, order Rosales, subclass Rosidae. It is best known as a source of the edible fruit (apple) and is cultivated in temperate climates worldwide.
Preferred term Malus
Malus domestica - Narrower
Concept UI M0445012
Preferred term Malus domestica
Entry term(s) Apple Tree
Apple Trees
Tree, Apple
Trees, Apple
Apple - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0439214
Preferred term Apple
Entry term(s) Apples
Crab Apple - Narrower
Concept UI M000601679
Preferred term Crab Apple
Entry term(s) Apple, Crab
Apples, Crab
Crab Apples



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