11. Molecular Breeding of Grapevine for Aromatic Quality and Other Traits Relevant to Viticulture

  1. Matthew A. Jenks1 and
  2. Penelope J. Bebeli2
  1. Francesco Emanuelli,
  2. Juri Battilana,
  3. Laura Costantini and
  4. M. Stella Grando

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch11

Breeding for Fruit Quality

Breeding for Fruit Quality

How to Cite

Emanuelli, F., Battilana, J., Costantini, L. and Grando, M. S. (2011) Molecular Breeding of Grapevine for Aromatic Quality and Other Traits Relevant to Viticulture, in Breeding for Fruit Quality (eds M. A. Jenks and P. J. Bebeli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Purdue University, Center for Plant Environmental Stress Physiology, West Lafayette, Indiana

  2. 2

    Agricultural University of Athens, Laboratory of Plant Breeding and Biometry, Athens, Greece

  1. We would like to thank the applied molecular genetics lab personnel, especially Maddalena Sordo and Silvia Lorenzi, and colleagues at Food Quality Area (CRI-FEM) and INRA UMR Diversité et Adaptation des Plantes Cultivées, Montpellier, France, for their valuable help in the work cited in this chapter.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810720

Online ISBN: 9780470959350



  • molecular breeding;
  • grapevine;
  • aromatic quality;
  • viticulture;
  • monoterpenoids biosynthesis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Characteristic Aroma of Muscat Varieties

  • Several Steps of Monoterpenoids Biosynthesis Need Further Investigations

  • QTL Analysis Clarifies Genetic Architecture of Mucat Flavor

  • The Traits of DXS

  • Association Mapping: A Modern Tool

  • Conclusion