Salt tolerance in tomatoes: feasibility of using wild germplasm to increase salinity tolerance in domestic species

Rush, D.W.; Epstein, E.

Plant Physiology 61(4, Suppl): 94

1978


ISSN/ISBN: 0032-0889
Accession: 000491007

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Abstract
Survival and yield data for tolerant selections from a cross between tolerant Lycopersicon cheesmanii and sensitive L. esculentum indicate that salt tolerance is genetically controlled and can be transferred between species.