Vol. 11 No. 3 (2005)
Articles

Six promising selections from the Hungarian apple breeding program for multiple resistance

Published August 12, 2005
M. Tóth
Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Horticultural Science, Department of Fruit Science H-1118 Budapest, Villányi út 35-43.
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Tóth, M. (2005). Six promising selections from the Hungarian apple breeding program for multiple resistance. International Journal of Horticultural Science, 11(3), 23-28. https://doi.org/10.31421/IJHS/11/3/594

An apple breeding program has been carried out at the Department of Fruit Science for more than a decade. Several apple selections have been released from the progenies of crosses in 1992 and 1993. Six candidates were submitted for national recognition out of the hybrids examined for more than a decade. The six selections are resistant against all the three most important apple diseases (apple scab, powdery mildew and fire blight). Scab resistance is controlled by the Vf gene originating from the species Malus floribunda 821 and transmitted by cultivar Prima. Heterozygote Vfvf genotype of the six cultivar candidates was proved by molecular genetic examinations of Dept. Genetics and Plant Breeding. Characteristics of these selections from 'Prima' progenies are shown on the base of our own observations.

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