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Jack E. Staub, James D. McCreight, and Juan E. Zalapa

quantity of beta-carotene in fruit of US Western Shipping melon ( Cucumis melo L.) Theor. Appl. Genet. 117 1345 1359 Denna, D.W. 1962 A study of the genetic, morphological and physiological basis for the bush and vine habit of several cucurbits PhD thesis

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Kathleen G. Haynes, Beverly A. Clevidence, David Rao, and Bryan T. Vinyard

beta-carotene hydroxylase, designated Chy2 allele 3 by Wolters et al. (2010) or Bch by Brown et al. (2006) . Wolters et al. (2010) have reported that the other 10 alleles of Chy2 have no influence on the yellow-flesh trait. Genetic variation

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Dean A. Kopsell, Carl E. Sams, Dennis E. Deyton, Kristin R. Abney, David E. Kopsell, and Larry Robertson

Kopsell, D.A. Kopsell, D.E. Lefsrud, M.G. Curran-Celentano, J. Dukach, L.E. 2004 Variation in lutein, beta-carotene, and chlorophyll concentrations among Brassica oleracea cultigens and seasons HortScience 39

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T. Casey Barickman, Dean A. Kopsell, and Carl E. Sams

.J. Shackel, K.A. Mitcham, E.J. 2013 Calcium partitioning and allocation and blossom-end rot development in tomato plants in response to whole-plant and fruit-specific abscisic acid treatment J. Expt. Bot. 65 235 247 Depka, B. Jahns, P. Trebst, A. 1998 Beta-carotene

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John R. Stommel and Robert J. Griesbach

in orange fruit ( Gross, 1991 ). β-carotene accumulation is controlled by the B ( Beta-carotene ) locus and a second modifying T ( High beta-carotene ) locus ( Brauer, 1962 ). Capsanthin and capsorubin accumulation is controlled by the Y

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G. Craig Yencho, Kenneth V. Pecota, Jonathan R. Schultheis, Zvezdana-Pesic VanEsbroeck, Gerald J. Holmes, Billy E. Little, Allan C. Thornton, and Van-Den Truong

than that of ‘Beauregard’. ‘Covington’ had higher starch content, °Brix, and total sugars. The two cultivars had similar levels of fat, protein, ash, total carbohydrates, dietary fiber, and reducing sugars. Beta-carotene in ‘Covington’ was 9.1 mg per

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Robert O.M. Mwanga, Benson Odongo, Charles Niringiye, Agnes Alajo, Benjamin Kigozi, Rose Makumbi, Esther Lugwana, Joweria Namukula, Isaac Mpembe, Regina Kapinga, Berga Lemaga, James Nsumba, Silver Tumwegamire, and Craig G. Yencho

. ‘NASPOT 9 O’ and ‘NASPOT 10 O’ varied in root yield and biomass, but they have orange fleshed-storage roots with more provitamin A than Dimbuka-Bukulula and Tanzania, which have cream-fleshed roots that have very little provitamin A (beta-carotene

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Carmen Feller and Matthias Fink

beta-carotene and lycopene-rich tomato fruit J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 130 649 653 Wilson, D.R. Cloughley, C.G. Sinton, S.M. 2002 ASPIRENZ: A decision support system for managing root carbohydrate in

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Damien Shumbusha, Jean Ndirigwe, Lydia Kankundiye, Anastasie Musabyemungu, Daphrose Gahakwa, Phanuel S. Ndayemeye, and Robert O.M. Mwanga

released cultivars, RW11-2910 and RW11-2560, are orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP), providing consumers with moderate to high beta-carotene (provitamin A) with potential to alleviate vitamin A deficiency. Thus, the official release of these dual

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Valéria Santos Cavalcante, Renato de Mello Prado, Ricardo de Lima Vasconcelos, Hilário Júnior de Almeida, and Thais Ramos da Silva

Watermelon is a noteworthy vegetable crop because it is produced in several countries worldwide. Watermelon consumption is important for humans, due to its high beta-carotene and lycopene content and the fact that it is a rich source of antioxidants