Gene Details

Gene Locus Name Chromosome Arm Marker type
r yellow fruit flesh 3 S Morph
Allele Allele Name Synonyms Source Notes Phenotype Category/Primary
-- SPON Butler 1952 J Hered 43:25. r=phytoene synthase mutation. Yellow color of ripe fruit flesh; synthesis of lycopene is inhibited; associated with paler corolla color, which often affords a satisfactory classification at flowering stage.
Fruit color, flavor, or ripening modification Yes
(1s) r^2 SPON Stubbe 1963 Kulturpflanze 11:604. Stubbe's first reoccurrence of r. Yellow color of ripe fruit flesh.
Fruit color, flavor, or ripening modification Yes
(2s) r^3, r-2, r2 RAD Stubbe 1965 Kulturpflanze 13:517. TGC 15:18. Yellow fruit flesh; lighter yellow flowers.
Fruit color, flavor, or ripening modification Yes
prov4 provisional 4 r SPON provisional allele symbol Yellow color of ripe fruit flesh.
Fruit color, flavor, or ripening modification Yes
prov5 provisional 5 r SPON provisional allele symbol Yellow color of ripe fruit flesh.
Fruit color, flavor, or ripening modification Yes
y reddish yellow ry Young 1956 TGC 6:33. 1957 TGC 7:14. Reddish flesh tones in otherwise yellow ripe fruit.
Fruit color, flavor, or ripening modification Yes
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