12. Breeding for Fruit Quality in Melon

  1. Matthew A. Jenks1 and
  2. Penelope J. Bebeli2
  1. Juan Pablo Fernández-Trujillo,
  2. Belén Picó,
  3. Jordi Garcia-Mas,
  4. Jose María Álvarez and
  5. Antonio J. Monforte

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch12

Breeding for Fruit Quality

Breeding for Fruit Quality

How to Cite

Fernández-Trujillo, J. P., Picó, B., Garcia-Mas, J., Álvarez, J. M. and Monforte, A. J. (2011) Breeding for Fruit Quality in Melon, in Breeding for Fruit Quality (eds M. A. Jenks and P. J. Bebeli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch12

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

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810720

Online ISBN: 9780470959350



  • melon;
  • breeding;
  • subspecific classification;
  • biotechnology tools;
  • fruit quality


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origin and Subspecific Classification

  • Biotechnology Tools for the Study of Fruit Quality in Melon

  • Fruit Quality

  • Perspectives