14. Breeding for Fruit Quality in Pepper (Capsicum spp.)

  1. Matthew A. Jenks1 and
  2. Penelope J. Bebeli2
  1. Ilan Paran and
  2. Eli Fallik

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch14

Breeding for Fruit Quality

Breeding for Fruit Quality

How to Cite

Paran, I. and Fallik, E. (2011) Breeding for Fruit Quality in Pepper (Capsicum spp.), in Breeding for Fruit Quality (eds M. A. Jenks and P. J. Bebeli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch14

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. This research was supported by Research Grant No. IS-4179-08 R from BARD, the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund.

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810720

Online ISBN: 9780470959350



  • pepper;
  • pepper domestication;
  • fruit morphology;
  • fruit quality disorders;
  • postharvest fruit quality


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pepper Domestication

  • Fruit Morphology

  • Fruit Composition

  • Fruit Quality Disorders

  • Postharvest Fruit Quality

  • Classical Breeding for Quality

  • Use of Marker-Assisted Selection

  • Pepper Transgenics

  • Genetic and Genomic Resources

  • Future Breeding for Improved Fruit Quality