Previous articles from the regular column "Jewels in the Genome" by Project Director Dr. Amy Iezzoni.

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Published Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 12:22pm

Phytophthora crown rot of strawberry, caused by Phytophthora cactorum, is a major contributor to root and crown rot on strawberries....

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Published Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 4:56pm

Bitter pit in apple is a fruit physiological disorder often expressed during post harvest storage whereby soft discolored “pits” develop...

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Published Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 11:36am

Aroma is a complex trait that contributes to the quality of rosaceous fruit and floral products. Its perception by humans is largely determined by ...

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Published Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 3:07pm

Peach acidity is a key component of peach fruit flavor. Too much acid makes a fruit taste sour; too little and it tastes bland....

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Published Friday, July 10, 2015 - 9:04am

Knowledge of maturity dates for sweet cherry cultivars will allow growers to capitalize on high prices at the start or end of the fresh market season...

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