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- Hellens, Roger P., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- BMC Plant biology 2011 v.11
- DNA methylation; Malus; anthocyanins; apples; color; cultivars; fruits; gene expression regulation; genes; phenotype; phenotypic variation; pigmentation; promoter regions; retrotransposons; surveys; transcription factors; trees
- ... Background Some apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.) varieties have attractive striping patterns, a quality attribute that is important for determining apple fruit market acceptance. Most apple cultivars (e.g. 'Royal Gala') produce fruit with a defined fruit pigment pattern, but in the case of 'Honeycrisp' apple, trees can produce fruits of two different kinds: striped and blushed. The causes of this ...
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