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Title: Raspberry Breeding and Genetics

Author
item HALL, HARVEY - Shekinah Berries, Ltd
item Hummer, Kim
item JAIMIESON, ANDREW - Agriculture And Agri-Food Canada
item JENNINGS, S. NIKKI - Scottish Crop Research Institute
item WEBER, COURTNEY - Cornell University - New York

Submitted to: Plant Breeding Reviews
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/1/2008
Publication Date: 4/8/2009
Citation: Hall, H., Hummer, K.E., Jaimieson, A., Jennings, S., Weber, C. 2009. Plant Breeding Reviews:Raspberry Breeding and Genetics. New Jersey:Wiley Blackwell. 32:39-382

Interpretive Summary: This chapter describes the origin, speciation, and history of improvement of red, black and hybrid raspberries. The world industry in North America, Australasia, China, Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, and South America and the breeding objectives of programs in those areas are discussed. Germplasm exploration and resource management are discussed. Breeding technology, systems, and specific objectives such as improving fruit quality, quantity, and disease resistance are also discussed. The latest information on fruit quality including nutritional and pharmochemical content is presented. The achievements and prospects of the culmination of more than a century of raspberry improvement are described.

Technical Abstract: This chapter describes the origin, speciation, and history of improvement of the raspberries, Rubus section idaeobatus. The world industry in North America, Australasia, China, Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, and South America and the breeding objectives of programs in those areas are discussed. Germplasm exploration and resource management are discussed. Breeding technology, systems, and specific objectives are also discussed. The latest information on fruit quality including nutritional and pharmochemical content is presented. The achievements and prospects of the culmination of more than a century of raspberry improvement are described.