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Walnut Family

Biology Of Walnuts, Species Of Walnuts, Economic Importance

The walnut family contains about 60 species of trees in the family Juglandaceae, divided among seven genera. North American representatives are the walnuts (Juglans spp.) and hickories (Carya spp.). All of these species produce edible nuts and useful wood, and some are cultivated in orchards for the production of these crops.

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