Elucidating the contribution of wild related species on autochthonous pear germplasm: A case study from Mount Etna.

The pear (genus Pyrus) is one of the most ancient and widely cultivated tree fruit crops in temperate climates. The Mount Etna area claims a large number of pear varieties differentiated due to a long history of cultivation and environmental variability, making this area particularly suitable for ge...

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Main Authors: Stefania Bennici, Giuseppina Las Casas, Gaetano Distefano, Mario Di Guardo, Alberto Continella, Filippo Ferlito, Alessandra Gentile, Stefano La Malfa
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2018-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC5983503?pdf=render