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Molecular marker systems in plant breeding and crop improvement

Author: H Lörz; Gerhard Wenzel
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry, v. 55.
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This volume presents basic information on plant molecular marker techniques from marker location up to gene cloning. The text includes a description of technical approaches in genome analysis such as  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H Lörz; Gerhard Wenzel
ISBN: 9783540740063 3540740066
OCLC Number: 272299838
Description: xxii, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section I: Basics I.1 The Principle: Identification and Application of Molecular Markers Peter Langridge and Ken Chalmers I.2 Genotyping Tools in Plant Breeding: From RFLPs to SNPs Volker Mohler and Gerhard Schwarz I.3 A Model Crop Species: Molecular Markers in Rice D.J. Mackill and K.L. McNally I.4 From Markers to Cloned Genes: Map Based Cloning Wolf-Rudiger Scheible, Otto Toerjek, and Thomas Altmann Section II: Specific Crops II.1 DNA Markers in Brassica: Use of Genetic Information From Arabidopsis and Development of STS Markers Takako Sakai, Hideya Fujimoto, Ritsuko Imai, and Jun Imamura II.2 Genomics as Efficient Tools: Example Sunflower Breeding A. Sarrafi and L. Gentzbittel II.3 Genome Analysis: Mapping in Sugar Beet Christian Jung II.4 Molecular Markers in Genetics and Breeding: Improvement of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Ivan J. Maureira and Thomas C. Osborn II.5 Localization of Important Traits: The Example Pea (Pisum sativum L.) Wojciech K. Swiecicki and Gail Timmerman-Vaughan II.6 Molecular Markers in Vigna Improvement: Understanding and Using Genepools Aito Kaga, Duncan A. Vaughan, and Norihiko Tomooka II.7 Molecular Markers for Genetics and Breeding: Development and Use in Pepper (Capsicum spp.) Veronique Lefebvre II.8 Potato Genetics: Molecular Maps and More Christiane Gebhardt II.9 Molecular Marker Maps of Barley: A Resource for Intra- and Interspecific Genomics Rajeev Varshney, Manoj Prasad, and Andreas Graner II.10 Genomics of Rice: Markers as Tool for Breeding Yuri Kishima, Kazumitsu Onishi, and Yoshio Sano II.11 Wheat Microsatellites: Potential and Implications Marion Roeder,Xiu-Qiang Huang, and Martin W. Ganal II.12 Comparative Genetic Mapping in Trees: The Group of Conifers David B. Neale, and Konstantin V. Krutovskii II.13 Markers in Fruit Tree Breeding: Improvement of Peach Elisabeth Dirlewanger and Pare Arus Section III: Breeding Strategies and Silviculture Based on Markers III.1 General Considerations: Marker-Assisted Selection Volker Mohler and Charlotte Singrun III.2 Breeding Strategies: Optimum Design of Marker-Assisted Backcross Programs Matthias Frisch III.3 From Theory to Practice: Marker Assisted Selection in Maize D.A. Hoisington and A.E. Melchinger. III.4 Molecular Markers for Disease Resistance: The Example Wheat Catherine Feuillet and Beat Keller III.5 Application of DNA Markers: Soybean Improvement M. Javed Iqbal and David A. Lightfoot III.6 Forest Management and Conservation Using Microsatellite Markers: The Example of Fagus Yoshiko Tsumura, Makoto Takahasi, Naoki Tani, Yamashita Asuka, Nobuhiro Tomaru III.7 Molecular Markers in Tree Improvement: Characterisation and Use in Eucalyptus Mervyn Shepherd and Megan E. Jones III.8 DNA Markers for Identification and Evaluation of Genetic Resources in Forest Trees: Case Studies in Abies, Picea and Populus B. Ziegenhagen and M. Fladung Section IV: Legal Aspects IV.1 Intellectual Property Rights in the Field of Molecular Marker Analysis Petra Jorasch
Series Title: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry, v. 55.
Responsibility: edited by H. Lörz and G. Wenzel.


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