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Functional Molecular Biology Research in Fragaria

  • Wilfried Schwab
  • Jan G. Schaart
  • Carlo Rosati
Part of the Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models book series (PGG, volume 6)

The most economically important strawberry species is the octoploid Fragaria × ananassa, grown worldwide over a wide range of latitudes for fresh market and processing industry. The small-fruited diploid F. vesca and the musky-flavored hexaploid F. moschata are grown on a much smaller scale only for local fresh markets and pastry industry. The largely unexploited genetic pool contain species and genotypes differing for important breeding traits such as: fruit size, aroma, firmness and chemical composition; dioecy/hermaphroditism; response to photoperiod; resistance to pathogens and pests; hardiness, etc.

Keywords

Fruit Development Freezing Tolerance Glycine Betaine Sequence Characterize Amplify Region Marker Strawberry Fruit 
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  • Wilfried Schwab
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  • Jan G. Schaart
    • 1
  • Carlo Rosati
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Genetics and Genomics, ENEATrisaia Research CentreItaly

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