9. Breeding for Fruit Quality in Prunus

  1. Matthew A. Jenks1 and
  2. Penelope J. Bebeli2
  1. Rodrigo Infante,
  2. Pedro Martínez-Gómez and
  3. Stefano Predieri

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch9

Breeding for Fruit Quality

Breeding for Fruit Quality

How to Cite

Infante, R., Martínez-Gómez, P. and Predieri, S. (2011) Breeding for Fruit Quality in Prunus, in Breeding for Fruit Quality (eds M. A. Jenks and P. J. Bebeli), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470959350.ch9

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 study has been supported by the integrated proyect “Development of molecular markers linked to agronomic traits in apricot (2008CL011)” of the Universidad de Chile (Chile) and the CSIC (Spain).

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810720

Online ISBN: 9780470959350



  • fruit quality;
  • prunus;
  • stone fruits;
  • quality fruit traits;
  • molecular breeding


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fruit Quality

  • Quality Characteristics of Stone Fruits

  • Classical Breeding

  • Inheritance of Quality Fruit Traits

  • Molecular Breeding