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

Quantitative trait loci analysis of melon (Cucumis melo L.) domestication-related traits Theor Appl Genet (2017) 130:1837–1856 DOI 10.1007/s00122-017-2928-y ORIGINAL ARTICLE Quantitative trait loci analysis of melon (Cucumis melo L.) domestication‑related traits 1,5 2 3 Aurora Díaz · Ana Montserrat Martín‑Hernández · Ramón Dolcet‑Sanjuan · 1 1 2 4 Ana Garcés‑Claver · José María Álvarez · Jordi Garcia‑Mas · Belén Picó · Antonio José Monforte Received: 13 February 2017 / Accepted: 26 May 2017 / Published online: 5 June 2017 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract the Indian wild melon “Trigonus” and the western elite cul- Key message Loci on LGIV, VI, and VIII of melon tivar ‘Piel de Sapo’. Twenty-seven QTL were identified in genome are involved in the control of fruit domestica‑ at least two out of the three field trials. Six of them were tion‑ related traits and they are candidate to have played also being detected in BC1 and BC3 populations derived a role in the domestication of the crop. from the same cross. Ten of them were related to fruit mor- Abstract The fruit of wild melons is very small (20–50 g) phological traits, 12 to fruit size characters, and 5 to pulp without edible pulp, contrasting with the large size and content. The Trigonus alleles http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png TAG Theoretical and Applied Genetics Springer Journals

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

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Life Sciences; Plant Breeding/Biotechnology; Plant Genetics and Genomics; Agriculture; Plant Biochemistry; Biochemistry, general; Biotechnology
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