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improved resistance to common bacterial blight in pinto bean ( Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Plant Breed. 124 282 287 10.1111/j.1439-0523.2005.01078.x Nodari, R.O. Tsai, S.M. Guzman, P. Gilbertson, R.L. Gepts

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color to Phalaenopsis from the genus Rhynchostylis to breed Rhynchonopsis Tariflor Blue Kid ‘1030-4’ successfully with a deep and nonfading blue color. Origin Rhynchonopsis Tariflor Blue Kid ‘1030-4’. All the breeding, including

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made. In this presentation, we examine the effort at the U.S. Vegetable Laboratory (USVL) in Charleston, SC, to breed broccoli for adaptation to summer conditions of the southeastern United States and consider this improvement effort as a case study for

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chrysanthemum germplasm resources. Chrysanthemum cultivars are genetically highly heterozygous, so conventional crossbreeding between parental cultivars with contrasting target traits is still the most effective way to breed new cultivars ( Teixeira da Silva et

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40 48 Cheng-Xiang, A. Xian-Mei, Y. Qing-Zhong, L. Zhi-Xin, L. Guo-Bin, M. Lu, L. 2005 Application of SSR markers in testing the genetic purity of F1 hybrids of melon J. Genet. Breed. 59 205 212 Chiba, N. Suwabe, K. Nunome, T. Hirai, M. 2003

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, varied production practices, and different maturity stages of harvested product present difficulties in establishing standard selection practices to breed for postharvest quality ( Hayes and Luo, 2008 ). Detailed reports on breeding for postharvest

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bright yellow leaves on the outside of the canopy throughout the growing season. Compared with green-leafed cultivars, ‘Suwon Gold’ is less vigorous, and leaf scorch often occurs under high light intensity during summer. To breed forsythia cultivars with

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amounts. In addition to understanding the effects of rising CO 2 on water use of currently grown horticultural species, it is important for the industry to breed or screen for varieties and species with higher degrees of drought tolerance. It will also be

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role in the outcome of root piece planting, but the nature and extent of their contribution remain poorly understood ( George et al., 2011 ). Attempts have been made to select and breed sweetpotato clones that are better adapted to root piece planting

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produced foods for direct-to-consumer markets, the breeding program has recently begun to evaluate and breed cold-hardy table grapes. Expanding into table grapes also provides monetary incentives for local growers, with table grapes selling for $3.00/lb

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