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Performance of Solanum habrochaites LA1777 introgression line hybrids for marketable tomato fruit yield in Asia

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Wild relatives of the cultivated tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) are major sources of new genetic diversity for tomato improvement. Introgression lines (IL) are near-isogenic lines homozygous for one or several mapped wild DNA fragments in a common recurrent parent. A set of ILs developed by Cornell University from Solanum habrochaites accession LA1777 and recurrent parent E6203 has been made publicly available through the Tomato Genetics Resource Center of the University of California-Davis. Our objective was to identify LA1777 introgressions with potential to increase the marketable fruit yield of tomato grown in the tropics. A subset of ILs were each crossed to CLN2498E (resistant to bacterial wilt and some begomoviruses) to create IL hybrids (ILH). ILH, IL recurrent parent E6203, CLN2498E, and CLN2498E × E6203 (Hchk) were evaluated in replicated trials in Thailand, India, and Taiwan during two dry seasons. Highly significant effects for marketable fruit yield were detected in Thailand and Taiwan. ILH heterozygous for S. habrochaites segments at the bottom of chromosome 1 yielded about 20% than the Hchk at Thailand and Taiwan. Our results agree with previous results from Cornell University researchers who found a segment of S. habrochaites DNA located between TG158 and TG27 associated with increased total fruit yield in previous trials conducted in upper state New York. Yield improvement due to this S. habrochaites introgression can occur over a wide range of environments.

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Abbreviations

IL:

Introgression line

ILH:

Introgression line hybrid

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This study was graciously funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany, Project number 03.7860.4-001.00.

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Hanson, P.M., Sitathani, K., Sadashiva, A.T. et al. Performance of Solanum habrochaites LA1777 introgression line hybrids for marketable tomato fruit yield in Asia. Euphytica 158, 167–178 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-007-9440-4

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