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Soohyun Kang, Yating Zhang, Yuqi Zhang, Jie Zou, Qichang Yang and Tao Li

( Solanum lycopersicum ‘Beijing Cherry Tomato’; Zhongshu seeds, CAAS, Beijing, China) seeds were germinated in rockwool plugs (Grodan, Roermond, the Netherlands) and transferred to rockwool cubes (10 × 10 × 7 cm; Grodan) upon unfolding of the second leaf

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Hakan Aktas, Derya Bayındır, Tuba Dilmaçünal and M. Ali Koyuncu

abscission during storage. Materials and Methods Plant material and growth conditions. Tomato plants ( Solanum lycopersicum L. cv. Bandita) were grown on a hanging-carrying system with high wire support training in coco–peat media. Bunches were hand

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Zoltán Pék, Péter Szuvandzsiev, András Nemenyi, Lajos Helyes and Andrea Lugasi

Tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum L.) is one of the most important vegetable food crops of the world ( FAOSTAT, 2008 ). Year-round availability, a high rate of consumption, and significant levels of antioxidants such as ascorbic acid, β-carotene, γ

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Aliya Momotaz, Jay W. Scott and David J. Schuster

numbers in a 171 plant F 2 population of Solanum lycopersicum cultivar E6203 (P 1 ) × Solanum habrochaites accession LA1777 (P 2 ). Arrows indicate mean of respective parents and their F 1 . Fig. 2. Frequency distribution of type IV

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Peter Boches, Brooke Peterschmidt and James R. Myers

subspecies Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme ranges throughout much of South and Central America and represents the closest wild gene pool for the introgression of novel traits into cultivated tomato. Many S. l. var. cerasiforme accessions are

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Sacha Buller, Debra Inglis and Carol Miles

Worldwide, watermelon ( Citrullus lanatus Thunb.) and tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum ) are grafted onto vigorous and disease-resistant rootstocks to ensure adequate yields where high salinity, soilborne pathogen populations, and/or unfavorable

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Nicholas D. Warren, Rebecca G. Sideman and Richard G. Smith

and molecular mechanisms of resistance to powdery mildews in tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum ) and its wild relatives Eur. J. Plant Pathol. 138 641 665 Smith, R.G. Gareau, T.P. Mortensen, D.A. Curran, W.S. Barbercheck, M.E. 2011 Assessing and visualizing

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David G. Riley, Shimat V. Joseph, W. Terry Kelley, Steve Olson and John Scott

Thrips-transmitted TSWV ( Tospovirus: Bunyaviridae ) has caused serious losses to tomato, Solanum lycopersicum L., production worldwide ( Goldbach and Peters, 1994 , Persley et al., 2006 ). In Georgia alone, the losses to tomato and pepper

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John L. Snider, Vincent M. Russo, Warren Roberts, Elbert V. Wann and Randy L. Raper

agricultural systems in eastern Oklahoma, where livestock production currently dominates the agricultural landscape ( Russo and Roberts, 1991 ). Tomatoes ( Solanum lycopersicum L.) are an important component of the fresh produce market and are the most heavily

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S. Castro Bustamante and T.K. Hartz

California is a leader in the organic production of processing tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum L.), with >3,400 ha produced annually ( Klonsky, 2010 ). Nitrogen is often the most limiting nutrient in organic vegetable production systems, especially