Biotechnological advances in guava (Psidium guajava L.): recent developments and prospects for further research

@article{Rai2009BiotechnologicalAI,
  title={Biotechnological advances in guava (Psidium guajava L.): recent developments and prospects for further research},
  author={Manoj K Rai and Pooja Asthana and Vijai Shanker Jaiswal and Uma Jaiswal},
  journal={Trees},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={1-12}
}
Guava (Psidium guajava L.), an important fruit crop of several tropical and sub-tropical countries, is facing several agronomic and horticultural problems such as susceptibility to many pathogens, particularly guava wilting caused by Fusarium oxysporium psidii, low fruit growth, short shelf life of fruits, high seed content, and stress sensitivity. Conventional breeding techniques have limited scope in improvement of guava owing to long juvenile period, self incompatibility, and heterozygous… CONTINUE READING
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