General status of cucurbit genetic resources in Turkey

SARI N., Tan A., Yanmaz R., Yetisir H., Balkaya A., SOLMAZ İ., ...More

9th EUCARPIA Meeting on Genetics and Breeding of Cucurbitaceae, Avignon, France, 21 - 27 May 2008, pp.21-32 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Avignon
  • Country: France
  • Page Numbers: pp.21-32
  • Keywords: Melon, watermelon, squash, cucumber, minor cucurbits, gene bank, GRAFTING METHODS, PLANT-GROWTH, WATERMELON, VEGETABLES, ROOTSTOCK, PUMPKIN
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: No


Turkey is very rich in cucurbit genetic resources due to its diverse geographical and ecological situation. Turkey is one of the important diversity centers for cultivated cucurbits because of the adaptation to diverse ecological conditions as result of natural selection and also the farmers selection in accordance with their preference.