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A molecular phylogeny of the orange subfamily(Rutaceae: Aurantioideae) using nine cpDNA sequences.
The breeding of new, high-quality citrus cultivars depends on dependable information about the relationships of taxa within the tribe Citreae; therefore, it is important to have a well-supportedExpand
An investigation to estimate genetic parameters in CSIRO's table grape breeding program. 2. Quality characteristics
Genetic parameters for table grape quality characteristics, including ripening date, berry size, and uniformity, seediness, °Brix, acidity and the ratio of °Bix, showed that quality characteristics were generally under strong additive genetic control. Expand
The inheritance of salt exclusion in woody perennial fruit species
Citrus and grapevines are salt-sensitive perennial crops. Damage caused by salinity is due mostly to accumulation of excessive concentrations of salt (Na- and Cl ions) in shoot tissues. In bothExpand
Improved in ovulo embryo culture for stenospermocarpic grapes (Vitis vinifera L.)
Embryo recovery was improved by excising and culturing ovules at 60 DAF in BD or NN media and then by transferring embryos to WP medium supplemented with BA and AC, and improved greatly in 6-benzyladenine-supplemented woody plant medium containing 0.3% AC. Expand
Contrast in chloride exclusion between two grapevine genotypes and its variation in their hybrid progeny
In both a potting mix trial and a solution culture trial (plants grown in 25 mM Cl−), the variation in Cl− accumulation was continuous, indicating multiple rather than single gene control for Cl− exclusion between hybrids within the family. Expand
A method using leafed single-node cuttings to evaluate downy mildew resistance in grapevine
A comparison between this new leafed singlenode cutting method and a previously published leaf disc method indicated it was more reliable for separating genotypes for downy mildew resistance. Expand
Effect of culture medium, genotype, and year of cross on embryo development and recovery from in vitro cultured ovules in breeding stenospermocarpic seedless grape varieties
Results indicated that in ovulo embryo rescue can be improved by increasing CaCl2 concentrations and incorporating a casein hydrolysate supplement in the basal medium, by exploiting genotypic differences through the use of seedless parents that yield greater proportions of rescued hybrids, and possibly by understanding environmental effects on female parents to maximise the numbers of hybrids produced. Expand
Narrow-sense heritability estimates for yield and quality characteristics in CSIRO's table grape breeding program
A diverse range of bi-parental progenies involving different combinations of 40 female and 60 male parents such that many complex pedigree relationships occurred has been produced in CSIRO's breedingExpand
Chloride and sodium excluding capacities of citrus rootstock germplasm introduced to Australia from the People's Republic of China
Estimates of broad sense heritability from intra-class correlation coefficients indicated that the genotypes investigated could prove to be valuable parents in breeding for new salt excluding rootstocks, of particular interest were strains of trifoliate orange that accumulated low concentrations of Cl− and Na+ in shoot tissues. Expand