Genetic Engineering of Plum (Prunus domestica L.) for Plant Improvement and Genomics Research in Rosaceae

  • Cesar Petri
  • Ralph Scorza
  • Chris Dardick
Part of the Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models book series (PGG, volume 6)

Fruit trees are among the most recalcitrant of plants to regenerate adventitious shoots. In most woody fruit species, transformation and regeneration are difficult and often limited to a few genotypes or to seedlings (Petri and Burgos, 2005). This feature is the major limiting factor preventing the development of gene transfer technologies for fruit trees (Petri and Scorza, 2008). Such barriers slow the ability to relate the wealth of Prunus structural data, namely from peach, directly to testable questions of agricultural relevance.


Indole Butyric Acid Shoot Regeneration Medium Prunus Domestica Papaya Ringspot Virus Rosaceous Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cesar Petri
    • 1
  • Ralph Scorza
    • 1
  • Chris Dardick
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Genetic Improvement of Fruit CropsUSDA-ARS-Appalachian Fruit Research StationUSA

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