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dc.contributor.authorHajilou, J.
dc.contributor.authorGrigorian, V.
dc.contributor.authorMohammadi, S. A.
dc.contributor.authorNazemmieh, A.
dc.contributor.authorRomero, Carlos
dc.contributor.authorVilanova, S.
dc.contributor.authorBurgos, Lorenzo
dc.identifier.citationHajilou, J., Grigorian, V., Mohammadi, S. A., Nazemmieh, A., Romero, C., Vilanova, S., Burgos, L. (2006). Self- and cross-(in)compatibility between important apricot cultivars in northwest Iran. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 81(3), 513-517.
dc.description.abstractKnowledge of the self-(in)compatibility trait in commercial apricot cultivars is of great importance for breeders and growers. Five commercial apricot cultivars, widely grown in Iran, were self- and cross-pollinated to determine their pollen and stylar compatibility. Fruit-set in the orchard and pollen tube growth in pistils, from flowers pollinated in the laboratory, were evaluated. In addition, specific primers previously designed to amplify fragments of the S alleles responsible for the incompatibility trait, were used to amplify DNA extracted from the five cultivars.All results agreed and confirmed that three out of the five cultivars studied were self-incompatible, two of which were cross-incompatible and therefore had the same genotype. The cultivars, ‘Ghorban-e-Marageh’ and ‘Ghermez-e-Shahroodi’ were self-compatible and, interestingly, shared a PCR band with all Spanish self-compatible apricot cultivars examined to date.
dc.titleSelf- and cross-(in)compatibility between important apricot cultivars in northwest Iran
dc.authorAddressInstituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Carretera CV-315, Km. 10’7, 46113 Moncada (Valencia), Españaes 2006
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Citricultura y Producción Vegetal
dc.journal.titleJournal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology

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