13. Breeding for Fruit Quality in Tomato

  1. Matthew A. Jenks1 and
  2. Penelope J. Bebeli2
  1. Mathilde Causse,
  2. Rebecca Stevens,
  3. Besma Ben Amor,
  4. Mireille Faurobert and
  5. Stéphane Muños

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch13

Breeding for Fruit Quality

Breeding for Fruit Quality

How to Cite

Causse, M., Stevens, R., Amor, B. B., Faurobert, M. and Muños, S. (2011) Breeding for Fruit Quality in Tomato, in Breeding for Fruit Quality (eds M. A. Jenks and P. J. Bebeli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch13

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



  • tomato;
  • genetic variability;
  • quality traits;
  • fruit sensory quality;
  • mutations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Variability and Relationships between Quality Traits

  • QTL for Tomato Fruit Quality

  • MAS for Fruit Sensory Quality

  • Major Genes and Mutations Involved in Fruit Quality

  • Breeding for Nutritional Value

  • Conclusion