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Carmina Gisbert, Judith M. Dumm, Jaime Prohens, Santiago Vilanova, and John R. Stommel

very low concentration, fruit are green pigmented and if chlorophyll concentration is also very low, fruit color is white. Anthocyanin biosynthetic and regulatory gene duplication and subsequent sequence divergence are postulated to account for genetic

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Giverson Mupambi, Nadia A. Valverdi, Hector Camargo-Alvarez, Michelle Reid, Lee Kalcsits, Tory Schmidt, Felipe Castillo, and Jonathan Toye

quality directly attributable to the improvement of light availability into the canopy ( Corelli-Grappadelli, 2003 ). The deployment of reflective groundcover late in the growing season can improve fruit color in red or partially red apple cultivars

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Yiguang Wang, Chao Zhang, Bin Dong, Yaohui Huang, Zhiyi Bao, and Hongbo Zhao

investigating fruit color of chinese flame tree, and no qualitative analysis of the major pigments in the fruit peel of this species has been reported. In the present study, the fruit color phenotype of different plants of chinese flame tree were determined

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Charles G. Embree, Marina T.D. Myra, Douglas S. Nichols, and A. Harrison Wright

. Bars with different letters are statistically different within year by Tukey multiple comparison analysis ( P < 0.05, n = 4). Fruit quality. Fruit color was dramatically affected by the heavy cropping of fruit on the trees. During the

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Esmaeil Fallahi, Denise Neilsen, Gerry H. Neilsen, Bahar Fallahi, and Bahman Shafii

. (2006) observed that ‘Fuji’ apple fruits from trees with DI and PRS treatments were firmer than those from trees with CI treatment. Talluto et al. (2008) have shown that fruit firmness was unaffected by DI in ‘Pink Lady’ apple. Fruit color. In our

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James F. Hancock, Chad E. Finn, James J. Luby, Adam Dale, Pete W. Callow, and Sedat Serçe

observations, the most useful parents for fruit size appeared to be High Falls 22 and Montreal River 10, whereas RH 30 appeared to produce the highest proportion of progeny with deep red fruit color. The families producing genotypes with the largest fruit sizes

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Mary Woodhead, Ailsa Weir, Kay Smith, Susan McCallum, Katrin MacKenzie, and Julie Graham

et al., 2007a ), fruit anthocyanin content ( Kassim et al., 2009 ), cane height, time to fruit ripening ( Graham et al., 2009 ), and fruit color and quality attributes ( McCallum et al., 2010 ). More importantly, marker-assisted breeding is already

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Ibrahim I. Tahir, Eva Johansson, and Marie E. Olsson

a useful solution because this combination also led to high storage decay and insufficient fruit color. Radical pruning in combination with bark mulching and hand thinning decreased the negative effect of each practice alone. Except for the first

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Baniekal Hiremath Gangadhar, Raghvendra Kumar Mishra, Gobinath Pandian, and Se Won Park

yield, pungency, and fruit color affected by led light source Fruit yield. The chili plants varied significantly in major phenological characters such as fruit number, fruit size, fruit yield, and its quality grown under monochromatic and a combination

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Zoltán Pék, Lajos Helyes, and Andrea Lugasi

did not necessarily justify this generalization ( Arias et al., 2000 ). The aim of the present study was to compare the process of on-vine or postharvest ripening of tomatoes with regard to the effect of storage temperature on fruit color evolution and