The nature and inheritance of sweetness and acidity in the cultivated apple

@article{Brown2004TheNA,
  title={The nature and inheritance of sweetness and acidity in the cultivated apple},
  author={Angela Brown and D. M. Harvey},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={68-80}
}
A survey was made of the sweetness and sourness of the fruits of apple cultivars. Measurements of the concentration of sugars and malic acid in ripe fruits were made and the variation between samples of a cultivar, between cultivars, between years and between cultivars and their tetraploid and colour sports was studied and showed a wide range of variation between cultivars but fairly constant values within cultivars. The study of a number of progenies shows that sweetness and sourness are… CONTINUE READING
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