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Feb 19

RosBREED: For the first time, U.S. apple breeders implement Marker-Assisted Breeding

The success of recent introductions of new apple scion cultivars in the U.S. provides clear evidence that both consumers and the industry are eager for genetic innovations with appealing new fruit quality characteristics. The spectacular commercial impact of ‘Honeycrisp’, developed by the University of Minnesota, is an exciting indicator of this opportunity. However, developing and delivering …

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