AS  Vol.8 No.6 , June 2017
Effects of Stored Pollens from Wild Actinidia eriantha Vines on Some Fruit Quality Traits
Abstract: Our study was conducted to determine In vitro germination ability of pollens from 25 wild Actinidia eriantha genotypes after one year freeze storage, afterwards we examined fertilization ability of stored pollens of 8 genotypes selected according to In vitro test results from aforementioned 25 genotypes, and finally investigated effects of stored viable pollens from “MH67”, “MH55”, “MH48” and “MH45” genotypes on fruit quality characters of the female experimental plant “M3” as the main purpose. Non-pollinated “M3” kiwifruit plant was taken as control. We found that In vitro germination and fertilization ability of different stored pollen sources, and also fruit quality characters including dry matter, total sugar, titratable acid, vitamin C, total polyphenol, total flavonoid, chlorophyll (“a”, “b”, and total) and carotenoid contents except total soluble solid content were significantly different. MH67 and MH45 genotypes were evaluated as the most suitable pollenizers which can be recommended as new candidate cultivars because of long term storage ability and brought about desired fruit quality characters. They also will be investigated more at further breeding studies.
Cite this paper: Seyrek, U. , Luo, M. , Zhong, M. , Huang, C. , Tao, J. , Qu, X. and Xu, X. (2017) Effects of Stored Pollens from Wild Actinidia eriantha Vines on Some Fruit Quality Traits. Agricultural Sciences, 8, 465-478. doi: 10.4236/as.2017.86035.

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