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Cover for Quantitative genetics, genomics and the future of plant breeding.

This chapter reviews quantitative genetics in the age of genomics (classical vs. neoclassical quantitative genetics; genomics and candidate loci; basic genomic tools; prediction of candidate genes; transgenics; searching for useful variation in natural or weakly domesticated populations) and useful ...

Author(s)
Walsh, B.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996019)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global view of QTL: rice as a model.

In QTL analysis, rice has been receiving exceptional attention, because it has been used as a model plant in molecular biology. It contains approximately 3.5 times as much DNA as Arabidopsis, but only approximately 20% as much as maize and approximately 3% as much DNA as wheat. In this chapter, QTL ...

Author(s)
Xu, Y. B.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996019)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elements of genotype-environment interaction: genetic components of the photoperiod response in maize.

Results are presented of an experiment conducted on maize to: identify and locate QTL related to flowering and photoperiod response in a maize population evaluated in long- and short-day environments; determine their genetic control; compare these QTL with previously identified QTL in maize and...

Author(s)
Moutiq, R.; Ribaut, J. M.; Edmeades, G. O.; Krakowsky, M. D.; Lee, M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996019)
Type
Book chapter