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Laura P. Peña-Yam, Liliana S. Muñoz-Ramírez, Susana A. Avilés-Viñas, Adriana Canto-Flick, Jacobo Pérez-Pastrana, Adolfo Guzmán-Antonio, Nancy Santana-Buzzy, Erick A. Aguilera-Cauich, and Javier O. Mijangos-Cortés

calculate optimal selection rates, maximize genetic gain rates, and choose the most appropriate selection system ( Silva-Cifuentes et al., 2011 ). The extent of genetic variability is of paramount importance for crop improvement because greater genetic

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Ossama Kodad and Rafel Socias i Company

surface and allows extending the productive period over several years ( Kester and Gradziel, 1996 ). As a consequence, our objective was to evaluate the variability and stability of flower bud density and number of flowers buds per spurs in almond to

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Maria G. Emmanouilidou, Marios C. Kyriacou, and Isabel Trujillo

morphological and genetic variability in the material derived from clonal selection. The main objective of the present study has been the characterization and identification of the genetic material included in the OCARICY collection using up-to-date molecular

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Robert L. Jarret

limited information is available on the extent of variability present for fruit characteristics of accessions within existing germplasm collections of C. baccatum . This study was conducted to examine the variability for mature fruit morphologic

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Job Teixeira de Oliveira, Rubens Alves de Oliveira, Domingos Sarvio Magalhães Valente, Isabela da Silva Ribeiro, and Paulo Eduardo Teodoro

mass, with its variability in physicochemical composition, presents different levels of apparent soil EC ( Machado et al., 2015 ). In view of these facts, this research aimed: a) to analyze the variability of the studied attributes of the plant and the

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Desalegn D. Serba, Osman Gulsen, Bekele G. Abeyo, Keenan L. Amundsen, Donald J. Lee, P. Stephen Baenziger, Tiffany M. Heng-Moss, Kent M. Eskridge, and Robert C. Shearman

extensive variability from which increased vigor, green color retention, taller seed stalks, and increased disease-resistant types could be selected ( Beetle, 1950 ). However, the level of improvement that can be achieved through hybridization is not well

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Givago Coutinho, Rafael Pio, Filipe Bittencourt Machado de Souza, Daniela da Hora Farias, Adriano Teodoro Bruzi, and Paulo Henrique Sales Guimarães

( Bettiol Neto et al., 2011 ). Previous studies showed that quince cultivars have high genetic variability ( Kafkas et al., 2015 ; Orhan et al., 2014 ); hence, the characterization of productive cultivars with high horticultural potential for cultivation in

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Yiannis G. Ampatzidis and Matthew D. Whiting

angled dual planar architecture; 3) KGB, a multileader bush; 4) CL; and 5) MLOC, low density of trees comprised of three to five main leaders. To eliminate variability among pickers, a consistent commercial picking crew was used ( Table 1 ) in each

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Jeffrey M. Hamilton and Jorge M. Fonseca

TP at harvest responded to salinity treatments ( P ≤ 0.05; Table 3 ). Species did have a significant effect on TP; however, only in Trial 1 was there an interaction between treatment and species on TP. Table 4 shows the variability of the at

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Steven J. McKay, James M. Bradeen, and James J. Luby

Minnesota's Horticultural Research Center in Chanhassen, MN (lat. 44°52′ N, long. 93°36′ W). Criteria for inclusion were number of fruit-bearing genotypes, variability in texture traits among genotypes (observed in previous years), reciprocal crosses within