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Amara R. Dunn, Lindsay E. Wyatt, Michael Mazourek, Stephen Reiners, and Christine D. Smart

blight, so no comparisons of fruit rot incidence were made among varieties and breeding lines. The mean number of marketable fruit per plant per harvest ranged from two to three fruit at both the Geneva and Geneva-P sites, and from two to five fruit at

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Neel Kamal and Christopher S. Cramer

breeding lines were similar for their number of thrips per plant ( Table 1 ). No differences in foliage color and amount of wax ratings were observed between plants of these two lines. In 2011, plants of the selected lines NMSU 10-775 (5.1), 10-776 (9

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Stanisław Pluta, Edward Żurawicz, Marcin Studnicki, and Wiesław Mądry

2008–12. z PPM = plant susceptibility to powdery mildew. y FPM = fruit susceptibility to powdery mildew. x PLS = plant susceptibility to leaf spot. w Data not collected. When non-additive variance is present, the most appropriate breeding method is the

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Anke van der Ploeg, Susana M.P. Carvalho, and Ep Heuvelink

acted as borders. Block rooted cuttings of three or four cut chrysanthemum cultivars ( Table 1 ) were obtained from two breeding companies (Fides Goldstock Breeding, Maasland, The Netherlands and Deliflor, Maasdijk, The Netherlands) and were planted at

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R. Karina Gallardo, Diem Nguyen, Vicki McCracken, Chengyan Yue, James Luby, and James R. McFerson

priorities assigned by rosaceous crop breeders and by supply chain parties. There is scant literature relevant to this area of inquiry. Frey (1996) conducted a survey to assess the size of public and private plant breeding programs in the United States. He

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Davut Keleş, Ceren Özcan, Hasan Pınar, Atilla Ata, Nihal Denli, Namık Kemal Yücel, Hatıra Taşkın, and Saadet Büyükalaca

, haploidization offers a great advantage by shortening the breeding cycle. Haploid plants can be obtained using various tissue culture techniques and full homozygosity can be achieved in quite a short time using these methods. Since the heterozygosity rate is high

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Xuan Wu, Shuyin Liang, and David H. Byrne

encyclopedia of roses. Academic Press, San Diego, CA Chicago Botanic Garden 2016 Plant breeding. 25 July 2016. < http://www.chicagobotanic.org/research/ornamental_plant_research/plant_breeding > Crespel, L. Le Bras, C. Relion, D. Morel, P. 2014 Genotype × year

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Cecilia McGregor, Vickie Waters, Savithri Nambeesan, Dan MacLean, Byron L. Candole, and Patrick Conner

diversity among P. capsici resistant accessions and commercial cultivars would benefit plant breeders. The P. capsici resistant cultivar CM-334 has been extensively used in breeding programs ( Monroy-Barbosa and Bosland, 2008 ; Ortega et al., 1991

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Aliza Vardi, Ilan Levin, and Nir Carmi

). A diverse collection of autotetraploids derived from diploid plants with desirable traits could also serve as tetraploid pollen parents in breeding programs aimed at the production of high-quality seedless triploids. Triploids tend to have longer

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Gad G. Yousef, Mary A. Lila, Ivette Guzman, James R. Ballington, and Allan F. Brown

breeding for yield or adaptation ( Davis, 2009 ). Materials and Methods Plant materials. Blueberry genotypes used in this study contained commercial cultivars, breeding selections (clones), and breeding populations (cross progenies). The commercial