Skip to main content
ARS Home » Pacific West Area » Corvallis, Oregon » Horticultural Crops Research » Research » Publications at this Location » Publication #207018

Title: Blackberry Breeding and Genetics

Author
item CLARK, J
item STAFNE, E
item HALL, H
item Finn, Chad

Submitted to: Plant Breeding Reviews
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/24/2006
Publication Date: 1/1/2007
Citation: Clark, J.R., Stafne, E.T., Hall, H.K., Finn, C.E. 2007. Blackberry breeding and genetics. Plant Breeding Reviews. 29:19-144.

Interpretive Summary: Plant Breeding Reviews has been published since the early 1980s and each edition presents a thorough review of the state of the art on breeding and genetics of specific crop plant. The extensive chapter on blackberry breeding and genetics is organized as follows: INTRODUCTION (Origin and Speciation, History of Improvement, and World Industry), BREEDING TECHNOLOGY (Floral Biology, Hybridization, Seed Treatment and Germination, Seedling Evaluation, Selection Evaluation, Cultivar Release and Commercialization, Propagation, and Molecular Techniques), BREEDING SYSTEMS (Genetic Structure and Polyploidy, Polyploidy and Phylogeny, Breeding Strategy, and Interspecific Hybridization),BREEDING FOR SPECIFIC CHARACTERS (Adaptation, Pest and Disease Resistance, Plant Habit, Primocane Fruiting, Thornlessness, Yield, Fruit Size and Shape, and Fruit Quality), and PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE along with an extensive LITERATURE CITED and description of cultivars.

Technical Abstract: Plant Breeding Reviews has been published since the early 1980s and each edition presents a thorough review of the state of the are on breeding and genetics of specific crop plant. The extensive chapter on blackberry breeding and genetics is organized as follows: INTRODUCTION (Origin and Speciation, History of Improvement, and World Industry), BREEDING TECHNOLOGY (Floral Biology, Hybridization, Seed Treatment and Germination, Seedling Evaluation, Selection Evaluation, Cultivar Release and Commercialization, Propagation, and Molecular Techniques), BREEDING SYSTEMS (Genetic Structure and Polyploidy, Polyploidy and Phylogeny, Breeding Strategy, and Interspecific Hybridization),BREEDING FOR SPECIFIC CHARACTERS (Adaptation, Pest and Disease Resistance, Plant Habit, Primocane Fruiting, Thornlessness, Yield, Fruit Size and Shape, and Fruit Quality), and PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE along with an extensive LITERATURE CITED and description of cultivars.