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Cover for Biotechnology.

The application of biotechnology to plant breeding includes the development of tools and knowledge to increase accuracy and efficiency for pre-breeding and selection for crop improvement that have multiple advantages over traditional technologies. This chapter provides information on the in vitro...

Author(s)
Kanchana-udomkan, C.; Nantawan, U.; Drew, R.; Ford, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genomic selection in rice: empirical results and implications for breeding.

This chapter focuses on analysing factors that affect the predictive ability of genomic prediction (GS) in rice, and an overview of the proof-of-concept studies conducted during the past 5 years with the aim of providing rice breeders with tailored GS methods and tools. These studies involved two...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, N.; Bartholomé, J.; Tuong-Vi Cao; Grenier, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Novel breeding approaches for developing climate-resilient rice.

This chapter focuses on breeding methods for developing climate-resilient rice. Stress response and tolerance (such as salinity, drought, flooding, heat, and cold stress), conventional and mutation breeding, genomics, QTL mapping, genome-wide association, marker-assisted selection, genomic...

Author(s)
Sandeep Chapagain; Lovepreet Singh; Subudhi, P. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Major genes, quantitative trait loci, and marker assisted selection.

This chapter describes the genes, quantitative trait loci and marker assisted selection in horses bred for racing performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phaseolus</i> beans.

This chapter focuses on elucidating the various physiological and molecular components underlying abiotic stress (e.g. drought, salinity, cold and heat) responses of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). The importance of identifying stress tolerance-related traits, elucidating the genetic basis of key ...

Author(s)
Rao, I. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quantitative genetics, genomics and plant breeding.

This book contains 20 chapters, divided into two sections: (i) Quantitative Genetics: Plant Breeding, Bioinformatics, Genome Editing and GĂ—E Interaction (Chapters 2-12) and (ii) Intersection of Breeding, Genetics and Genomics: Crop Examples (Chapter 13-20). Section 1 emphasizes the application of...

Author(s)
Kang, M. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book
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Cover for Advances in QTL mapping and cloning.

This chapter highlights various advancements relative to mapping and cloning of quantitative trait loci to better understand the genetic architecture of complex quantitative traits and their utilization in plant genetics and breeding research.

Author(s)
Dharminder Bhatia; Brar, D. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genotype-environment interaction and stability analyses: an update.

This chapter focuses on the importance of genotype environment interactions in plant and animal breeding. The role of plant breeders in identifying genes or QTLs conditioning resistance/tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses is discussed and the role of molecular biology (including molecular...

Author(s)
Kang, M. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Drought tolerance in crops: physiology to genomics.

More frequent and severe drought combined with high temperatures have been recognized as a potential impact of global warming on agriculture. Improving crop yield under water stress is the goal of agricultural researchers worldwide. Direct selection for yield under drought has been the major...

Author(s)
Manavalan, L. P.; Nguyen, H. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647296)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural variations in maize kernel size: a resource for discovering biological mechanisms.

This chapter reviews current knowledge about a variety of developmental, molecular, and genetic factors involved in maize kernel size determination. Information covered includes: (i) background and practical considerations of kernel size in maize production and utilization; (ii) kernel development...

Author(s)
Zhang Xia; Kaeppler, S. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Type
Book chapter

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