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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fragaria</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ananassa</i> strawberry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, functional genomics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of strawberry.

Author(s)
Ric-Varas, P.; Palomo-Ríos, E.; Matas, A. J.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.; Mercado, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malus</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">domestica</i> apple.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, functional genomics, gene cloning, gene mapping, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation, and cryopreservation of...

Author(s)
Hanke, M. V.; Flachowsky, H.; Peil, A.; Emeriewen, O. F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus persica</i> peach and nectarine.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, functional genomics, fruit characteristics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of peach and nectarine.

Author(s)
Pérez-Clemente, R. M.; Ríos, G.; Badenes, M. L.; Cañas, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horse genomics.

This chapter describes recent knowledge on horse genomics, including sequencing, coding and non-codning DNA/RNA, genetic variation, sex chromosomes, mitochondrial genetics, functional genomics, epigenetics and transcription.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Services in irradiation treatments.

Physical mutagens, particularly gamma and X-rays, are well established in plant mutation breeding. Although gamma irradiation has been predominant, it involves the use of radioactive isotopes and requires specialist facilities (gamma cells, gamma houses and gamma fields). X-ray machines are more...

Author(s)
Nur, F.; Forster, B. P.; Osei, S. A.; Amiteye, S.; Ciomas, J.; Hoeman, S.; Jankuloski, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786396211)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transposons for insect transformation.

This chapter provides a brief review of the characteristics and properties of transposable elements that have been shown to be active in insects and upon which various genetic technologies have been assembled, followed by a brief description of those technologies and where they have been applied in ...

Author(s)
O'Brochta, D. A.; George, K.; Xu HanFu
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644516)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Functional genomics for the study of fruit ripening and quality: towards an integrative approach.

This paper describes tomato as a model organism for fruit ripening and functional genomics approaches in this crop. The use of Micro-Tom as a model tomato line is discussed, and a case study on gene regulation in transgenic parthenocarpic tomato fruit is presented. The application of functional...

Author(s)
Martinelli, F.; Dandekar, A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939625)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Escherichia coli</i> meningitis.

This chapter reviews the role of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in Escherichia coli meningitis; the mechanisms of E. coli translocation of the BBB; the relationship between the magnitude of bacteraemia and the development of E. coli meningitis; E. coli binding to and invasion of human brain...

Author(s)
Kim, K. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641621)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular studies.

This chapter presents the recent progress in developing molecular genetic resources for quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and the potential impact of their use for the next-generation challenges and opportunities in quinoa production. An overview of research on genetic markers, genetic linkage maps,...

Author(s)
Fuentes, F.; Zurita-Silva, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant mutation breeding and biotechnology.

This book presents contemporary information on mutagenesis in plants and its applications in plant breeding and research. The topics are classified into sections focusing on the concepts, historical development and genetic basis of plant mutation breeding (chapters 1-6); mutagens and induced...

Author(s)
Shu, Q. Y.; Forster, B. P.; Nakagawa, H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640853)
Type
Book

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