Fruit Breeding

  • Marisa Luisa Badenes
  • David H. Byrne

Part of the Handbook of Plant Breeding book series (HBPB, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. General Chapters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David H. Byrne
      Pages 3-36
    3. Michael J. Wargovich, Jay Morris, Vondina Moseley, Rebecca Weber, David H. Byrne
      Pages 37-68
    4. John R. Clark, Amelie Brazelton Aust, Robert Jondle
      Pages 69-96
    5. Kim E. Hummer, Kirk W. Pomper, Joseph Postman, Charles J. Graham, Ed Stover, Eric W. Mercure et al.
      Pages 97-147
  3. Small Fruit

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. Chad E. Finn, John R. Clark
      Pages 151-190
    3. Nicholi Vorsa, Jennifer Johnson-Cicalese
      Pages 191-223
    4. Bruce I. Reisch, Christopher L. Owens, Peter S. Cousins
      Pages 225-262
    5. Chaim Kempler, Harvey Hall, Chad E. Finn
      Pages 263-304
    6. Craig K. Chandler, Kevin Folta, Adam Dale, Vance M. Whitaker, Mark Herrington
      Pages 305-325
  4. Tree Fruits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Susan Brown
      Pages 329-367
    3. Luca Dondini, Silviero Sansavini
      Pages 369-413
    4. Tatyana Zhebentyayeva, Craig Ledbetter, Lorenzo Burgos, Gerardo Llácer
      Pages 415-458
    5. Frank Kappel, Andrew Granger, Károly Hrotkó, Mirko Schuster
      Pages 459-504
    6. David H. Byrne, Maria Bassols Raseira, Daniele Bassi, Maria Claudia Piagnani, Ksenija Gasic, Gregory L. Reighard et al.
      Pages 505-569
    7. Bruce L. Topp, Dougal M. Russell, Michael Neumüller, Marco A. Dalbó, Weisheng Liu
      Pages 571-621
    8. Patrick Ollitrault, Luis Navarro
      Pages 623-662
    9. Masahiko Yamada, Edgardo Giordani, Keizo Yonemori
      Pages 663-693
  5. Tree Nuts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 695-695
    2. Rafel Socias i Company, José Manuel Alonso, Ossama Kodad, Thomas M. Gradziel
      Pages 697-728
    3. Santiago Pereira-Lorenzo, Antonio Ballester, Elena Corredoira, Ana M. Vieitez, Sandra Agnanostakis, Rita Costa et al.
      Pages 729-769
    4. Tommy E. Thompson, Patrick J. Conner
      Pages 771-801
    5. D. E. Parfitt, Salih Kafkas, Ignasi Batlle, Francisco J. Vargas, Craig E. Kallsen
      Pages 803-826
    6. Gale McGranahan, Charles Leslie
      Pages 827-846
  6. Marisa Luisa Badenes, David H. Byrne
    Pages E1-E6
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 847-875

About this book


Fruit Breeding is the eighth volume in the Handbook of Plant Breeding series. Like the other volumes in the series, this volume presents information on the latest scientific information in applied plant breeding using the current advances in the field, from an efficient use of genetic resources to the impact of biotechnology in plant breeding. The majority of the volume showcases individual crops, complemented by sections dealing with important aspects of fruit breeding as trends, marketing and protection of new varieties, health benefits of fruits and new crops in the horizon. The book also features contributions from outstanding scientists for each crop species.

Maria Luisa Badenes

Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Valencia, Spain

David Byrne

Department of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marisa Luisa Badenes
    • 1
  • David H. Byrne
    • 2
  1. 1.Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA)Instituto Valenciano deValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Horticultural SciencesTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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