.) ( Halász et al., 2005 ; Yaegaki et al., 2001 ), and plums ( Sutherland et al., 2004a ).
Most commercial cultivars of japanese plum ( Prunussalicina ) are self-incompatible ( Nyéki and Szabó, 1995 ; Ontivero et al., 2006 ; Sansavini et al., 1981 ). The
Japanese plum is widely cultivated in temperate zones since its introduction in California from Japan in the 19th century ( Faust and Surányi, 1999 ). The term japanese plum originally was applied to Prunussalicina but currently does not
In the history of horticulture it is rare to find an individual who almost single-handedly created a new commercial industry based on a novel fruit type as Luther Burbank (1849–1926) did for Asian-type plums ( Prunussalicina ) in the United States
in fruit breeding Purdue University Press Lafayette, IN Beppu, K. Komatsu, N. Yamane, H. Yaegaki, H. Yamaguchi, M. Tao, R. Kataoka, I. 2005 S -e-haplotype confers self-compatibility in japanese plum ( Prunussalicina Lindl.) J. Hort. Sci. Biotechnol