8. Breeding for Fruit Quality in Apple

  1. Matthew A. Jenks1 and
  2. Penelope J. Bebeli2
  1. Hiroshi Iwanami

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch8

Breeding for Fruit Quality

Breeding for Fruit Quality

How to Cite

Iwanami, H. (2011) Breeding for Fruit Quality in Apple, in Breeding for Fruit Quality (eds M. A. Jenks and P. J. Bebeli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch8

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



  • fruit quality;
  • apple;
  • eating quality;
  • quality keeping;
  • quality improvement


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Early Improvement and Genetic Study of the Apple

  • Challenge to Improve Fruit Quality

  • Appearance of Fruit

  • Eating Quality

  • Keeping Quality

  • Issues with Breeding for Fruit Quality

  • Conclusion