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Cover for Forest genomics and biotechnology.

This book with 12 chapters is divided into three parts, viz., genomics, genetic engineering, and commercialization. Part I (Chapters 1 to 5) is focused on describing genomic methods, their application to the characterization of woody perennials, and the results derived from these analyses. Chapter...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of genome sciences.

This chapter describes the major disciplinary areas of genomics that have been explored in and utilized for various tree species. It will serve as a foundation for the remaining chapters in Section I of this book.

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genomics of conifers.

This chapter focuses on characterizing conifer genomes, which offers opportunities for understanding aspects of plant biology that could not be studied otherwise.

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genomics of hardwoods.

This chapter discusses the genomics of hardwoods, which are non-coniferous woody perennial trees that belong to the plant division Angiospermae, also known as the flowering plants. Hardwoods include some of the most economically and ecologically important tree species worldwide, including those...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forest-tree population genomics.

This chapter focuses on the use of genomic information to characterize forest tree population diversity, the relationship among populations, and the detection of loci that contribute to their adaptation. Other aspects related to population genetics of tree species, such as geographic variation,...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quantitative genomics of forest-tree breeding.

This chapter discusses the quantitative genomics of forest tree breeding. The collective analysis of large numbers of variable loci in individuals of breeding populations is now feasible for several species, and is bound to become an essential tool to advance genetic gains in future tree breeding...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Engineering tolerance to abiotic stresses.

Recent developments in high-throughput sequencing, genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics, and proteomics in several forest tree species are providing tools and resources that will expedite the improvement of abiotic stress tolerance in trees. This chapter provides selected examples of how these...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pistacia vera</i> pistachio.

This chapter focuses on the origin, morphological and physiological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of pistachios (Pistacia vera). The importance of the development of efficient genetic transformation protocols for...

Author(s)
Onay, A.; Çİftçİ, Y. Ö.; Koç, H. A.; Süzerer, V.; Tİlkat, E.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Passiflora</i> spp. Passionfruit.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, somatic embryogenesis, somatic hybridization, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of passion fruits.

Author(s)
Rocha, D. I.; Batista, D. S.; Faleiro, F. G.; Rogalski, M.; Ribeiro, L. M.; Mercadante-Simões, M. O.; Yockteng, R.; Silva, M. L. da; Soares, W. S.; Pinheiro, M. V. M.; Pacheco, T. G.; Lopes, A. de S.; Viccini, L. F.; Otoni, W. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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

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