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Cover for Molecular systematics.

This chapter focuses on nematode phylogenetics and classification using molecular techniques, i.e. protein-based and DNA-based including polymerase chain reaction (PCR), PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism, random amplified polymorphic DNA, amplified fragment length polymorphism,...

Author(s)
Subbotin, S. A.; Waeyenberge, L.; Moens, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641515)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture and fisheries biotechnology: genetic approaches.

This book covers topics essential to the study of fish genetics, including qualitative and quantitative traits, crossbreeding, inbreeding, genetic drift, hybridization, selection programs, polyploidy, genomics and cloning. This fully updated second edition also addresses environmental risk, food...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book
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Cover for History of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries.

This chapter discusses the history of biotechnology, genetics and selective breeding in aquaculture and fisheries dating back from 2000 years or more in China where mutations and phenotypic variantions in carp was already noticed by fish farmers and to the Roman Empire. The chronological...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic markers - morphological, biochemical and molecular markers.

This chapter describes the basic properties of genetic markers and introduces some of their uses in forestry. The genetic markers covered include: (1) morphological markers; (2) biochemical markers (monoterpenes, alloenzymes and other protein markers); and (3) molecular markers based on DNA-DNA...

Author(s)
White, T. L.; Adams, W. T.; Neale, D. B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932855)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applications of nucleic acid microarrays in soil microbial ecology.

This chapter introduces the general methodological principles of DNA microarrays and highlight crucial steps in developing and applying this hybridization format for the analysis of complex microbial communities in the environment. Special emphasis is given to soil habitats. Microarrays for...

Author(s)
Loy, A.; Taylor, M. W.; Bodrossy, L.; Wagner, M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930622)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular characterization of bacterial plant pathogens.

This chapter briefly discusses the characterization of an unknown bacterial plant pathogen (i.e. when a new disease symptom is observed and the causative agent needs to be isolated and identified) and the verification of a known bacterial pathogen (i.e. when a disease symptom is observed and the...

Author(s)
Godfrey, S. A.; Jackson, R. W.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930622)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant genotyping based on analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms using microarrays.

This chapter briefly describes the approaches for the detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the plant genome, and discusses the advantages and limitations of various SNP genotyping strategies (DNA ligase-based assays, invasive probe assays, DNA melting-based approaches, restriction ...

Author(s)
Lemieux, B.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995151)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phytoplasma plant pathogens.

A discussion on phytoplasma and symptoms exhibited by plants infected with this organism are provided. The transmission of phytoplasma, the therapeutic effects of tetracycline antibiotics on a Mollicute disease, phytoplasma disease diagnosis through the use of different molecular biological...

Author(s)
Jones, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter

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