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Yongqiang Qian, Deying Li, Lei Han, and Zhenyuan Sun

buffalograss for use in golf fairways is poor ball-supporting ability due to low shoot density. Improving the traits related to shoot density has been proposed as one of the goals in buffalograss breeding programs ( Johnson et al., 2000 ; Taliaferro and

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Yosef Burger and Arthur A. Schaffer

, and are described in Table 1 : 1) C. melo cv. Galia (GAL), 2) C. melo breeding line Noy Yizre'el (NY), 3) C. melo breeding line Krimka (KRY), 4) C. melo breeding line Persian 202 [P202 ( Paris et al., 1986 )], 5) C. melo breeding line

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Chunxian Chen, Paul Cancalon, Carl Haun, and Fred Gmitter Jr.

Furanocoumarins are secondary metabolites found in some plants ( Diawara and Trumble, 1997 ; Murray et al., 1982 ), among which some vegetables and fruits such as celery ( Apium graveolens ), parsnip ( Pastinaca sativa ), carrot ( Daucus carota

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Katrina J.M. Hodgson-Kratky and David J. Wolyn

, Germany Kucera, V. Chytilova, V. Vyvadilova, M. Klima, M. 2006 Hybrid breeding of cauliflower using self-incompatibility and cytoplasmic male sterility HortScience 33 148 152 Linke, B. Nothnagel, T. Borner, T. 2003 Flower development in carrot CMS plants

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Ferit Celik, Sezai Ercisli, Suzan O. Yilmaz, and Attila Hegedus

Turkey. This rich genetic potential becomes important to plant breeding programs. Especially, these land races can be used to improve the commercial varieties. Literature Cited Akbulut, M. Macit, I. Ercisli, S. Koc, A. 2007 Evaluation of 28 cherry laurel

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Hamidou F. Sakhanokho, Kanniah Rajasekaran, Rowena Y. Kelley, and Nurul Islam-Faridi

several other studies, including those with carrots ( Daucus spp. L.), poinsettias ( Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch), and Watsonia lepida N. E. Brown ( Ascough et al., 2008 ; Pickens et al., 2006 ; Sloan and Camper, 1981 ). Callus

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Ze Li, Xiaofeng Tan, Zhiming Liu, Qing Lin, Lin Zhang, Jun Yuan, Yanling Zeng, and Lingli Wu

species including Fraxinus pennsylvanica ( Du and Pijut, 2008 ), pumpkin ash ( Fraxinus profunda ) ( Stevens and Pijut, 2012 ), carrot ( Daucus carota ) ( Grzebelus et al., 2012 ), gherkin ( Cucumis anguria L.) ( Ju et al., 2014 ), Tamarillo

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Yumei Zhang, Runfang Hu, Huawei Li, Haisheng Zhu, Jinming Zhao, Na Guo, Han Xing, and Guoqiang Lin

, they have high commercial price and demand. So soybean breeders always give high priority to these characters in breeding. In recent years, a great progress in improving quality traits of vegetable soybean has been made. Normally, protein and oil

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Ronald S. Revord, J. Michael Nave, Ronald S. Revord, J. Michael Nave, Gregory Miller, Nicholas Meier, J. Bryan Webber, Michael A. Gold, and Tom Wahl

., 1991 ; Wang, 2004 ). During that time, artificial selection was imposed for many of the same traits relevant to modern breeding (e.g., architecture, early bearing, high sugar content, yield stability, nut size, easy peeling, etc.). This long history of

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Wesley Gartner, Paul C. Bethke, Theodore J. Kisha, and James Nienhuis

The USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center promotes the increased consumption of fruits and vegetables for better health ( U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2015 ). Breeding vegetables for enhanced