Nomenclature and genetic relationships of apples and pears from Terceira Island

@article{Bassil2008NomenclatureAG,
  title={Nomenclature and genetic relationships of apples and pears from Terceira Island},
  author={Nahla V. Bassil and Kim E. Hummer and Joseph D. Postman and Gennaro Fazio and Angela Baldo and Isabel Armas and R. Sanders Williams},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={339-352}
}
Heritage apple (Malus domestica Borkh. hybrids) and pear (Pyrus communis L. hybrid) trees grow in villages throughout Terceira Island, Azores, Portugal. Some of these pears have different names but similar morphology. The objective of this study was to determine synonymy, homology, and phylogeny of apples and pears from Terceira and to examine potential relationships of the island pears with standard apples and pears of Portuguese or American descent. Nine apple microsatellite markers were used… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-7 of 7 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 references

Preservação de variedades regionais de pomóideas na região Centro-Norte. PAMFA

N Neves, A Lopes, +3 authors A Santos
2000
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Relative isozyme band intensities permit the identification of the 2n gamete parent of triploid apple cultivars

YS Chyi, NF Weeden
HortScience • 1984
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Azores Islands. California State University, Stanislaus Library 17 pp

RL Santos
http://library.csustan.edu/ bsantos/azores.html. Accessed • 2008
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Harmonising fingerprinting protocols to allow comparisons between germplasm collections – Pyrus

KM Evans, CL Fernández-Fernández F Govan
Proceedings of Eucarpia Fruit Breeding & Genetics Symposium 2007 • 2007

Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in Japanese pear (Pyrus pyrifolia Nakai)

E Inoue, Y Matsuki, H Anzai, K Evans
Mol Ecol Notes • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Isolation and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers from European pear (Pyrus communis L.)

F Fernández-Fernández, NG Harvey, CM James
Mol Ecol Notes • 2006
View 1 Excerpt