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Plant genotyping: the DNA fingerprinting of plants.

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Plant genotype analysis can be used for the identification of plants in commerce, plant breeding and research. This book examines the technology available and their application in the analysis of wild plant populations, germplasm collections and plant breeding. Special attention has been paid to microsatellite analysis, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers and new technologies, such as mic...

Chapter 18 (Page no: 265)

Commercial applications of plant genotyping.

This chapter describes the application of plant DNA analysis to address questions and problems relating to the following issues: product quality assurance; breach of intellectual property rights; support for plant breeders' rights and patents; guiding plant breeding programmes; and forensic investigations.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Plant genotyping by analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms. Author(s): Edwards, K. J. Mogg, R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Plant genotyping by analysis of microsatellites. Author(s): Holton, T. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Plant genotyping using arbitrarily amplified DNA. Author(s): Caetano-Anollés, G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 47) Plant genotyping based on analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms using microarrays. Author(s): Lemieux, B.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 59) Genotyping in plant genetic resources. Author(s): Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 83) Applications of molecular marker techniques to the use of international germplasm collections. Author(s): Warburton, M. Hoisington, D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 95) Molecular analysis of wild plant germplasm: the case of tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia). Author(s): Lee, L. S. Rossetto, M. Homer, L. Henry, R. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 109) Genotyping Pacific Island taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) germplasm. Author(s): Godwin, I. D. Mace, E. S. Nurzuhairawaty
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 129) Molecular marker systems for sugarcane germplasm analysis. Author(s): Cordeiro, G. M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 147) Microsatellite analysis in cultivated hexaploid wheat and wild wheat relatives. Author(s): McLauchlan, A. Henry, R. J. Isaac, P. G. Edwards, K. J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 161) Comparison of RFLP and AFLP marker systems for assessing genetic diversity in Australian barley varieties and breeding lines. Author(s): Chalmers, K. J. Jefferies, S. P. Langridge, P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 179) Discovery and application of single nucleotide polymorphism markers in plants. Author(s): Bhattramakki, D. Rafalski, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 193) Producing and exploiting enriched microsatellite libraries. Author(s): Maguire, T. L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 211) Sourcing of SSR markers from related plant species. Author(s): Rossetto, M.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 225) Microsatellites derived from ESTs, and their comparison with those derived by other methods. Author(s): Scott, K. D.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 239) Plant DNA extraction. Author(s): Henry, R. J.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 251) Collection, reporting and storage of microsatellite genotype data. Author(s): Harker, N.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 275) Non-gel based techniques for plant genotyping. Author(s): Kota, R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 285) Using molecular information for decision support in wheat breeding. Author(s): Eagles, H. A. Cooper, M. Shorter, R. Fox, P. N.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 299) Application of DNA profiling to an outbreeding forage species. Author(s): Forster, J. W. Jones, E. S. Kölliker, R. Drayton, M. C. Dupal, M. P. Guthridge, K. M. Smith, K. F.