Volume 25, Issue 5 (2023)                   JAST 2023, 25(5): 1129-1142 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Department of Agricultural and Livestock Production, Manavgat Vocational School of Higher Education, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey. , akabas@akdeniz.edu.tr
2- Department of Agricultural and Livestock Production, Cal Vocational School of Higher Education, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey.
3- Department of Plant Nutrition, Faculty of Agriculture, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.
4- Vocational School of Technical Science, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey.
5- Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey.
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Tomato is one of the worldwide major foods consumed fresh, cooked, or processed. Mineral elements, vitamins, and antioxidant content of tomatoes are of interest because of their nutritional value and beneficial health effects. The present study was performed to evaluate the macro- and micro-elements contents of leaves and fruits of seven wild tomato species, in addition to morphological traits. Wild tomato species had variations for all elements in fruits. Coefficient of variation was calculated for elements as 18.50 to 94.32% for potassium and phosphor, respectively. Most of the wild tomato species had higher content of all mineral elements than cultivated tomato. Resistance genes (Frl, I-2, I-3, Mi-3, Pto Ty-1, Ty-3 and Sw-5) of wild tomato species were screened using molecular markers. LA1971, with six resistant genes, and LA1393 and LA1777, with five resistant genes, were considered the most promising parental candidates for breeding. The results of the analysis of mineral elements of seven wild tomatoes species are useful for future tomato breeding.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Vegetable Crops
Received: 2022/01/9 | Accepted: 2022/09/4 | Published: 2023/09/3

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