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Eggplant relatives as sources of variation for developing new rootstocks: Effects of grafting on eggplant yield and fruit apparent quality and composition
Abstract We propose the utilization of eggplant ( Solanum melongena L.) interspecific hybrids derived from crosses with closely related species as an approach for developing new improved rootstocksExpand
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Comparison of eggplant landraces and commercial varieties for fruit content of phenolics, minerals, dry matter and protein
Abstract Development of eggplant (Solanum melongena) varieties with an improved content in phenolics and nutritionally relevant minerals in the fruit is an increasingly important breeding objective.Expand
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Total Phenolic Concentration and Browning Susceptibility in a Collection of Different Varietal Types and Hybrids of Eggplant: Implications for Breeding for Higher Nutritional Quality and Reduced
Phenolic compounds have numerous beneficial effects on human health. In consequence, the development of new varieties with higher content of phenolics is of interest for the improvement of theExpand
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Diversity for chemical composition in a collection of different varietal types of tree tomato (Solanum betaceum Cav.), an Andean exotic fruit.
We evaluated 23 tree tomato (Solanum betaceum) accessions from five cultivar groups and one wild relative (Solanum cajanumense) for 26 composition traits. For all traits we found highly significantExpand
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Variation for bioactive compounds in ají (Capsicum baccatum L.) and rocoto (C. pubescens R. & P.) and implications for breeding
Ají (Capsicum baccatum L.) and rocoto (C. pubescens R. & P.) are two Capsicum pepper species native to the Andean region that have not been subjected to intensive breeding. However, the increase inExpand
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Characterization of a collection of local varieties of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) using conventional descriptors and the high-throughput phenomics tool Tomato Analyzer
Conventional tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) descriptors are of great utility for gross morphological characterization but may not be practical for the precise fruit description required forExpand
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The role of traditional varieties of tomato as sources of functional compounds.
BACKGROUND Traditional varieties of tomato, usually associated with excellent organoleptic quality, are increasingly appreciated in European quality markets. A collection of 126 populations of 16Expand
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Characterization of interspecific hybrids and first backcross generations from crosses between two cultivated eggplants (Solanum melongena and S. aethiopicum Kumba group) and implications for
Common (Solanum melongena L.) and scarlet (S. aethiopicum L.) eggplants are cultivated for their fruits and form part of the same genepool. We have studied plant and fruit characteristics, pollenExpand
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Determination of available nitrogen (nitric and ammoniacal) in soils by flow injection analysis
Une methode pour la determination de deux formes d'azote assimilable (nitrique et ammoniacal), extrait du sol par KCl, basee sur la technique d'analyse par injection dans le flux (FIA) avec uneExpand
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Diversity for olive oil composition in a collection of varieties from the region of Valencia (Spain).
Abstract Olive ( Olea europaea ) has a long history of cultivation in the Mediterranean region of Valencia (Spain) and many local varieties exist in the area. According to their economic importance,Expand
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