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- Guo, Yufang; McCarty, Jack C.; Jenkins, Johnie N.; An, Chuanfu; Saha, Sukumar
- Euphytica 2009 v.166 no.3 pp. 317-329
- cotton; quantitative trait loci; germplasm; flowering; hybrids; plant breeding; cultivars; Gossypium hirsutum; phenology; crossing; plant genetic resources; phenotypic variation; branches
- ... Flowering time has biological and agricultural significance for crops. In Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.), photoperiodic sensitivity is a major obstacle in the utilization of primitive accessions in breeding programs. Quantitative trait loci (QTLs) analysis was conducted in two F₂ populations from the crosses between a day-neutral cultivar Deltapine 61 (DPL61) and two photoperiod sensitive G ...
- Luan, Feishi; Sheng, Yunyan; Wang, Yuhan; Staub, Jack E.
- Euphytica 2010 v.173 no.1 pp. 1-16
- heterosis; flowering; genetic markers; microsatellite repeats; hybrids; phenotype; phenology; genetic distance; fruit set; yield components; shape; cultivars; random amplified polymorphic DNA technique; Cucumis melo; provenance; branches; melons; geographical variation; general combining ability; environmental factors; fruit crops; specific combining ability; China
- ... Genetic relatedness and phenotype are important factors that govern the expression of heterosis in hybrid progeny of many cross-pollinating plant species. Since this relationship is important but not well understood in melon (Cucumis melo L.), one monoecious and two andromonoecious melon lines of diverse Chinese [Peoples Republic of China (PRC)] origin were crossed to the andromonoecious U.S. West ...