Progress of Apple Rootstock Breeding and Its Use

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Abstract

Apple rootstock breeding has achieved great progress worldwide. In this review, we first summarize the rootstock breeding targets and utilization in main apple-producing countries. Furthermore, we discuss the focus and important research areas of apple rootstock breeding through five aspects: parent selection and setting of crosses, target genes and marker-assisted breeding, root configuration-guided breeding, apomictic resource utilization, and the application of genetic engineering. Finally, we propose an apple rootstock division plan for China, which has a large potential to provide guidance for apple rootstock breeding and utilization in different apple-producing areas of China.

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Wang, Y., Li, W., Xu, X., Qiu, C., Wu, T., Wei, Q., … Han, Z. (2019). Progress of Apple Rootstock Breeding and Its Use. Horticultural Plant Journal, 5(5), 183–191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hpj.2019.06.001

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