Phenotyping Apple for Project RosBREED


Matthew Clark, University of Minnesota; Cari Schmitz, University of Minnesota; Dr. James Luby, University of Minnesota

This page provides a video demonstrating how to phenotype apple. This video was developed to standardize phenotyping of RosBREED’s Crop Reference Sets across the five rosaceous crops: apple, peach, strawberry, sweet cherry, and tart cherry.

You can view the video below or at

External Links

Luby, J., M. Clark, and C. Schmitz. 2010. Apple—RosBREED [Online]. RosBREED: Enabling Marker-Assisted Breeding in Rosaceae. Available at:… (verified 2 Dec 2010).

Funding Statement

Development of this page was supported in part by the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Project title: RosBREED: Enabling marker-assisted breeding in Rosaceae is provided by the Specialty Crops Research Initiative Competitive Grant 2009-51181-05808. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the United States Department of Agriculture.


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