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Abstract

A critical component of crop breeding is the identification of genes involved in improving water-use efficiency (WUE). We characterized MhYTP2, a gene cloned from Malus hupehensis that encodes an RNA-binding protein, to examine its role in WUE. Under both well-watered and drought conditions,...

Author(s)
Liu ChangHai; Guo TianLi; Wang Na; Wang Qian; Xue YangChun; Zhan MingHui; Guan QingMei; Ma FengWang
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Environmental and Experimental Botany, 2019, 157, pp 260-268
CAB ReviewFull Text

In classical genetics and plant breeding, plant phenotypes are explained by genotype, environment and their interactions. Currently, the epigenetic component is recognized as another element functioning together with genetics and environment to determine phenotypic traits. Understanding the...

Date
January 2019
Subjects
adaptability; agronomic characteristics; crops; DNA methylation; epigenetics; genes; genetic variation; genotypes; inheritance; nucleotide sequences; phenotypes; plant breeding
Author(s)
Xu JiHua; House, M.; Booker, H.; Tanino, K.
News Article

Gene editing could boost pig sperm stocks from prized animals

The surrogates have functional testes but do not have specialised stem cells that are required to produce sperm containing their own genetic...

Date
January 2017
Author(s)
David Hemming
AbstractFull Text

A parallel survey for the incidence of AI in chicken breeds in Egypt including 12 breeds was performed, together with the screening for the presence of their Mx and MHC alleles. Four years' worth of records of occurrences AI types extending from 2014 to 2017 were used. Also genotyping for the 310...

Author(s)
El-Nahas, A. F.; Belal, S. S.; Mahmoud, S.; Helal, M. A.; Yonis, A. E.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi
Publication
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2019, 25, 1, pp 99-104

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