15. Tomato: Breeding for Improved Disease Resistance in Fresh Market and Home Garden Varieties

  1. Edith T. Lammerts van Bueren2,3 and
  2. James R. Myers4
  1. Bernd Horneburg1 and
  2. James R. Myers4

Published Online: 16 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119945932.ch15

Organic Crop Breeding

Organic Crop Breeding

How to Cite

Horneburg, B. and Myers, J. R. (2012) Tomato: Breeding for Improved Disease Resistance in Fresh Market and Home Garden Varieties, in Organic Crop Breeding (eds E. T. Lammerts van Bueren and J. R. Myers), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119945932.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Louis Bolk Institute, Driebergen, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    Wageningen UR Plant Breeding, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands

  3. 4

    Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Crop Sciences, Georg-August-University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958582

Online ISBN: 9781119945932

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Keywords:

  • tomato breeding, improved disease resistance;
  • tomato, frost-tender warm season crop;
  • tomato, botanical and genetic;
  • breeding tomatoes, within organic systems;
  • pure line varieties;
  • genotype breeding;
  • genotypes, and symbiotic relationships;
  • resistances, for organic crop;
  • Late blight, disease in tomato;
  • molecular markers linked to resistance QTL

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Botanical and Genetic Characteristics of Tomato

  • Rationale for Breeding Tomatoes within Organic Systems

  • Breeding Needs with Focus on Organic Production

  • Case Studies: Breeding for Late Blight Resistance in Europe and North America

  • Outlook

  • References