Quantitative trait loci analysis of melon (Cucumis melo L.) domestication-related traits

Abstract

Loci on LGIV, VI, and VIII of melon genome are involved in the control of fruit domestication-related traits and they are candidate to have played a role in the domestication of the crop. The fruit of wild melons is very small (20–50 g) without edible pulp, contrasting with the large size and high pulp content of cultivated melon fruits. An analysis of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00122-017-2928-y

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