Determining the Heterosis Effect on Orange Fleshed Kirkagac Melon Genotypes Developed by F-1 Breeding

SARI N. , SOLMAZ İ. , Sertli S., Simsek I., DÜNDAR Ö.

28th International Horticultural Congress on Science and Horticulture for People (IHC) / International Symposium on New Developments in Plant Genetics and Breeding, Lisbon, Portugal, 22 - 27 August 2010, vol.935, pp.191-198 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 935
  • City: Lisbon
  • Country: Portugal
  • Page Numbers: pp.191-198


Melon is an important vegetable crop in Turkey with approximately 1.7 million tonnes of production. Mainly the production is conducted with inodorus type of melons in open field while cantaloupe F-1 cultivars are used in greenhouses.