Navigation Links
'CaroTex-312,' new Habanero-type pepper introduced
Date:11/19/2013

COLLEGE STATION, TX--The Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Texas A&M University recently announced the release of 'CaroTex-312', a new high-yielding, orange-fruited, Habanero type, F1 hybrid pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq.).

According to Kevin M. Crosby from Texas A&M University's Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center, open-pollinated cultivars of Habanero peppers are used extensively by US growers, but the cultivars have historically suffered from several deficiencies, including low yields, late maturity, disease and pest susceptibility, and lack of uniformity. "Transition to F1 hybrid cultivars such as jalapeo, bell, and ancho has led to greatly increased yields, earlier maturity, and superior fruit quality." In the August 2013 issue of HortScience, Crosby and fellow researchers introduced 'CaroTex-312', the result of an F1 cross made at Charleston, South Carolina, between 'TigerPaw- NR' and UV88-2004. Crosby said that 'CaroTex-312' should appeal to consumers of Habanero-type peppers because of the new cultivar's large, attractive, orange-colored fruit.

"However," Crosby noted, "the most outstanding attribute of this new cultivar is its ability to produce high yields, particularly early in the season." The results of three replicated field studies conducted at Charleston in 2009 and 2010 showed that the total yield of marketable fruit harvested from 'CaroTex-312' equaled or exceeded the yields of total marketable fruit harvested from the 'TigerPaw-NR' parent, or from the open-pollinated control cultivar Habanero. "More important," Crosby said, "we found that average early yield (first harvest yield) was 19% of total yield (total of six harvests) for 'CaroTex-312', but only 4.7% of total yield for 'TigerPaw-NR' and 4.2% of total yield for the open-pollinated control cultivar 'Habanero'."

Observations of a number of 'CaroTex-31
'/>"/>

Contact: Michael W. Neff
mwneff@ashs.org
703-836-4606
American Society for Horticultural Science
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Laser technology sorting method can improve Capsicum pepper seed quality
2. Could eating peppers prevent Parkinsons?
3. Biocontrol research on Brazilian peppertree in Florida discovers new cryptic species
4. Ethylene of no effect -- why peppers do not mature after picking
5. Ethylene of no effect - why peppers do not mature after picking
6. Website for new open-access journal, eLife, introduced today
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/4/2015)... Aug. 04, 2015 ... has announced the addition of the ... and Service), Sub-Segment (Computer Forensics, Network Forensics, ... Types, Service, Vertical and Region - Global ... offering. By Component (Hardware, Software, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... juli 2015 Den 10. internationale konference om ... den 22. - 25. oktober i Shenzhen ... 10-års fødselsdag i år. Siden starten i 2006 er ... på ,omik,-feltet, og er en af de mest dynamiske, ... fokuserer på nylige gennembrud og fremskridt inden for ,omik,-forskning, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... SHENZHEN , Chine, 31 juillet 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... (ICG-10, www.icg-10.org ) sera organisée par le ... Shenzhen en Chine. ... année. Depuis son inauguration en 2006, l,ICG est ... influentes dans le domaine des « omiques » et c,est ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Digital Forensics Market - The Market Represents a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.3% From 2015 to 2020 2Den 10. internationale konference om Genomics (ICG-10) åbner i oktober 2La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 2La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 3
... mythology, the cypress tree is associated with death, the underworld ... an ancient lineage of conifers, and a new study of ... in the Earth,s history. During the geological era ... a single huge landmass, the supercontinent Pangea. Pangea began to ...
... in which a task is presented to the ... suggestions has been used to evaluate potential consumer ... But diagnosing infectious diseases? Working on ... be trained to recognize infectious diseases with the accuracy ...
... levels of genes related to immune response are more ... chemotherapy compared to patients with low expression of these ... Cancer Conference in Brussels, Belgium. Their research has ... candidates for treatments with new immune-targeting therapies. Dr ...
Cached Biology News:Earth history and evolution 2Game on! UCLA researchers use online crowd-sourcing to diagnose malaria 2Game on! UCLA researchers use online crowd-sourcing to diagnose malaria 3Game on! UCLA researchers use online crowd-sourcing to diagnose malaria 4Immune-response genes affecting breast tumor eradication 2
(Date:9/1/2015)... Boston, MA (PRWEB) , ... September 01, 2015 ... ... from top biopharmaceutical companies in the neuro and pain management space join prominent ... Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School in Boston. , ...
(Date:9/1/2015)...   Medfusion, Inc., a patient engagement ... and patients, today announced a $3 million investment ... venture capital firms.   "We welcome ... City Venture Partners and Hatteras Venture Partners," said ... Chairman. "Both firms, experience working at the intersection ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... A new ... by researchers at the Keck Graduate Institute and its collaborators. The discovery has ... findings were published online on August 27 by Scientific Reports, an open access ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... 01, 2015 , ... GenoCAD, a leading provider of DNA ... its flagship DNA design platform, which has been enhanced to boost user productivity. ... parts, which in turn can be recombined using specific sets of rules to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neuro Advance Boston Brings Together Leading Neuroscience Experts on October 14 at Harvard Medical School 2Medfusion Secures Funding to Continue Evolution and Advance Mobile Strategy 2Medfusion Secures Funding to Continue Evolution and Advance Mobile Strategy 3Scientists Discover New Use for an Old Therapy Inhibiting Deadly Pathogens Including Ebola and Anthrax 2Scientists Discover New Use for an Old Therapy Inhibiting Deadly Pathogens Including Ebola and Anthrax 3Scientists Discover New Use for an Old Therapy Inhibiting Deadly Pathogens Including Ebola and Anthrax 4GenoCAD Releases Combinatorial Design Tool to Optimize Protein Expression and Streamline DNA Synthesis Orders 2
... and Patient Report,Transfer Across Disparate PACS and Maintains Hospital Group,s ... ... RIS Crashes, SEATTLE, April 8, 2008 Compressus, ... of an integrated digital imaging and data management,solution at E-Rad ...
... Physicians ... of Prostate Cancer, SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 8, 2008 ... in the field of radiosurgery,announced today that a study ... of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics -- also known,as the Red Journal ...
... of U.S. HIV/AIDS Patients Live in States Now Providing ... Medicaid ... 2008 ,Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM ) today announced ... Trofile,Assay, a diagnostic used to determine patient candidacy for Pfizer,s ...
Cached Biology Technology:Compressus Completes Interoperability Implementation for E-Rad Solutions Teleradiology Customers 2Compressus Completes Interoperability Implementation for E-Rad Solutions Teleradiology Customers 3CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Planning Study Published in Leading Radiation Oncology Journal 2CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Planning Study Published in Leading Radiation Oncology Journal 3CyberKnife Prostate Cancer Planning Study Published in Leading Radiation Oncology Journal 4New York Medicaid Program Establishes Coverage for Trofile(TM) 2New York Medicaid Program Establishes Coverage for Trofile(TM) 3New York Medicaid Program Establishes Coverage for Trofile(TM) 4
OmniSlide Heated Wash Module. 2 independent chambers with precise temperature control from ambient of 5C to 70C. Each chamber holds 1 slide rack (20 slides). Includes 2 x Wash Sleeves, 1 x Slide R...
For cleavage of 6xHis tags from proteins containing a Factor Xa Protease recognition site Efficient 6xHis tag cleavage (greater than 90%), ...
Request Info...
... PBL's bioassays for interferons are cytopathic effect inhibition ... Sample types include; tissue culture supernatents; serum ... these assays, one unit is defined as the ... the cytopathic effect of viral infection by 50%. ...
Biology Products: