Fayos O1, Vallés MP2, Garcés-Claver A1, Mallor C1, Castillo AM2.
Front Plant Sci. 2015 May 29;6:384. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00384. eCollection 2015.The use of doubled haploids in onion breeding is limited due to the low gynogenesis efficiency of this species. Gynogenesis capacity from Spanish germplasm, including the sweet cultivar Fuentes de Ebro, the highly pungent landrace BGHZ1354 and the two Valenciana type commercial varieties Recas and Rita, was evaluated and optimized in this study. The OH-1 population, characterized by a high gynogenesis induction, was used as control. Read More