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- Tustin, Stuart, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Tree genetics & genomes 2017 v.13 no.3 pp. 55
- Jersey; Pyrus communis; adventitious roots; females; genetic markers; hardwood cuttings; loci; males; marker-assisted selection; parents; pears; quantitative trait loci; rooting; rootstocks; vegetative propagation
- ... The ease of vegetative propagation by hardwood cuttings is a critical trait for consideration by breeders of woody perennial rootstocks. This is especially so for Pyrus, because most Pyrus rootstock are known to be difficult to propagate. This report presents progress on the identification of loci controlling rooting of hardwood cuttings in European pear (Pyrus communis L.). Quantitative trait loc ...