Current status and prospects on tomato molecular breeding-from gene cloning to cultivar improvement

Changbao Li, Minmin Du, Ming Zhou, Lei Deng, Chuanyou Li

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Abstract

This article briefly defined the concept of molecular breeding of crop and summarized the major progresses in molecular identification of genes for major agronomical traits of tomato. Further,the prospect of molecular breeding of tomato in China is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-600
Number of pages20
JournalActa Horticulturae Sinica
Volume44
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 25 2017

Keywords

  • Agronomic traits
  • Genome-editing breeding
  • Marker-assisted breeding
  • Tomato

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