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Transformation in Citrus

  • G. A. Moore
  • C. C. Jacono
  • J. L. Neidigh
  • S. D. Lawrence
  • K. Cline
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 23)

Abstract

Citrus is widely grown throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. However, despite breeding programs that have been vigorously pursued in a number of countries during the last century, most presently grown citrus rootstock and scion cultivars have not arisen through conventional breeding. Instead, they originated as chance seedlings or limb or bud sport mutations that were recognized to be horticulturally superior and vegetatively propagated (Hodgson 1967).

Keywords

Southern Analysis Sweet Orange Stem Segment Control Segment Citrus Rootstock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Moore
  • C. C. Jacono
  • J. L. Neidigh
  • S. D. Lawrence
  • K. Cline
    • 1
  1. 1.Fruit Crop Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural SciencesUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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