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Shiva Ram Bhandari, Bo-Deul Jung, Hum-Young Baek and Young-Sang Lee

Red pepper ( Capsicum annuum L.), which is used as a pungent spice in foods and food products for flavoring and coloring, is one of the most widely consumed vegetables in the world ( Garces-Claver et al., 2007 ). In South Korea, dried red pepper

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Gordon J. Lightbourn, John R. Stommel and Robert J. Griesbach

Capsicum annuum (pepper) is cultivated as both an ornamental and a vegetable. Anthocyanin pigmentation in leaves, flowers, and fruit imparts violet to black color and enhances both ornamental and culinary appeal. Anthocyanins are the end

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Byron L. Candole, Patrick J. Conner and Pingsheng Ji

Bell pepper ( Capsicum annuum ) is one of the economically important crops in the state of Georgia where the total farm-gate value of bell pepper was ≈$100 million in 2007 ( Boatright and McKissick, 2008 ). Phytophthora blight, caused by the

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María Daniela Mares-Quiñones and Juan Ignacio Valiente-Banuet

Piquin pepper plants [ Capsicum annuum L. var. glabriusculum (Dunal) Heiser and Pickergill] are considered one of the predecessors of cultivated peppers ( Eshbaugh, 1975 ; Medina-Martínez et al., 2010 ). As products, piquin peppers are highly

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Ozlem Altuntas, H. Yildiz Dasgan and Yelderem Akhoundnejad

improves resistance to abiotic and biotic stresses ( Ma, 2004 ). Pepper ( Capsicum annuum L.) is one of the most important cash crops grown in the Mediterranean region because it is widely consumed and popular. Recent studies have shown that pepper can

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John R. Stommel, Gordon J. Lightbourn, Brenda S. Winkel and Robert J. Griesbach

the entire set of anthocyanin biosynthesis genes. The anthocyanin pigment found in Capsicum annuum leaves, flowers, and immature fruit is delphinidin-3-p-coumaroyl-rutinoside-5-glucoside ( Lightbourn et al., 2008 ). Anthocyanin accumulation in C

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James C. Fulton and Mark E. Uchanski

Aloni, B. Rylski, L. Zaidman, Z. 1994 The effect on nitrogen fertilization and shading on the incidence of “colour spots” in sweet pepper ( Capsicum annuum ) fruit J. Hort. Sci. 69 767 773 Carroll, E.T. 1979 Capsicum green spotting trial Austral. Veg

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Laura Rodriguez-Uribe, Luz Hernandez, James P. Kilcrease, Stephanie Walker and Mary A. O’Connell

Chile ( Capsicum annuum L.) is the iconic crop plant of New Mexico and part of the human diet in the Americas for ≈9000 years ( Bosland, 1996 ). Native Americans and the Spanish cultivated this crop. Specific selections of the plant were adopted

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Ariadna Monroy-Barbosa and Paul W. Bosland

infection of pepper fruit in various physical environments Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 75 1 5 Bosland, P.W. Lindsey, D.L. 1991 A seedling screen for Phytophthora root rot of pepper, Capsicum annuum Plant Dis. 75 1048

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

. The LEDs consisting of red, blue, and red plus blue LEDs along with fluorescent light had shown a significant influence on growth and morphology of Capsicum annuum cv. Cheonyang plants. Different plant growth parameters like plant height, leaf area