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Theoretical and Applied Genetics

, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 97–102 | Cite as

Breeding of apples for a subtropical climate

II. Analysis of twoF2 and nine backcross populations
  • Ch. Oppenheimer
  • E. Slor
Article

Summary

A report is given on the third phase of a breeding project to produce apples with low chilling requirements and high fruit quality. The selection within two F2 populations and nine BC populations, with Delicious and Jonathan, is described as to both methods and results. A description is given of three new subtropical apple varieties,Maayan, Michal andShlomit.

Keywords

Fruit Quality Subtropical Climate High Fruit Chilling Requirement Apple Variety 
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Zusammenfassung

Es wird über die 3. Phase eines Züchtungsprojektes zur Erzeugung von Äpfeln mit geringem Kältebedürfnis und guter Fruchtqualität berichtet. Methoden und Ergebnisse der Selektion innerhalb von 2F2-Populationen und 9 Rückkreuzungspopulationen mit ‘Delicious’ und ‘Jonathan’ werden beschrieben und 3 neue subtropische Apfelsorten, ‘Maayan’, ‘Michal’ und ‘Shlomit’, vorgestellt.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. Oppenheimer
    • 1
  • E. Slor
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Subtropical HorticultureNational & University Institute of Agriculture, Volcani Institute of Agricultural ResearchBet-Dagan

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