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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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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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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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Wendy L. Zellner

, Si concentrations in the leaves exceed those of macronutrients ( Epstein and Bloom, 2005 ; Zellner et al., In press). Tomatoes ( Solanum lycopersicum L.) have been referred to as Si excluders or nonaccumulators because previous studies showed that Si

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Kang-Di Hu, Xiao-Yue Zhang, Sha-Sha Wang, Jun Tang, Feng Yang, Zhong-Qin Huang, Jing-Yu Deng, Si-Yuan Liu, Shang-Jun Zhao, Lan-Ying Hu, Gai-Fang Yao, and Hua Zhang

Tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum L.) is an important fruit for human consumption because it provides nutrients like flavor compounds, vitamins, and fiber ( Beecher, 1998 ). Postharvest ripening and senescence involve changes in metabolism and gene

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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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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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Salvador Soler-Aleixandre, C. López, J. Cebolla-Cornejo, and F. Nuez

In 2004, more than 4 million ha of tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum ) were cultivated worldwide, producing over 116 million tonnes ( FAO, 2005 ). This crop is the second horticultural species in terms of cultivated surface area and production volume

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Lumariz Hernandez Rosario, Juan O. Rodríguez Padilla, Desiree Ramos Martínez, Alejandra Morales Grajales, Joel A. Mercado Reyes, Gabriel J. Veintidós Feliu, Benjamin Van Ee, and Dimuth Siritunga

, Solanum melongena , Solanum lycopersicum , Nicotiana tabacum , and Capsicum annuum , as well as numerous toxic or poisonous species. Puerto Rico is considered a biodiversity hotspot due to its tropical location and the high concentration of endemic

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David H. Suchoff, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Heike W. Sederoff, Jonathan R. Schultheis, Matthew D. Kleinhenz, Frank J. Louws, and Christopher C. Gunter

variability ( Nieuwenhof et al., 1993 , 1997 , 1999 ). Wild tomato relatives such as Solanum peruvianum , Solanum chilense , and S. habrochaites show a wider range of optimal temperatures for growth and reproduction compared with S. lycopersicum