By P. Langridge, K. Chalmers (auth.), Professor Dr. Horst Lörz, Professor Dr. Gerhard Wenzel (eds.)
Successful liberate of latest and higher crop kinds more and more calls for genomics and molecular biology. This quantity offers simple info on plant molecular marker innovations from marker situation as much as gene cloning. The textual content contains a description of technical ways in genome research reminiscent of comparability of marker structures, positional cloning, and array suggestions in 19 crop vegetation. a unique part makes a speciality of changing this information into common and particular breeding techniques, fairly relating to biotic tension.
This e-book covers the speculation and perform of marker assisted choice for QTL, gene pyramiding and the way forward for MAS for maize, wheat, and soybean. moreover, it provides techniques in silviculture at the examples of Fagus, Populus, Eucalyptus, Picea and Abies. the amount ends with a entire evaluation of the patents suitable for utilizing molecular markers and marker assisted choice. It addresses plant molecular geneticists in addition to plant breeders within the private and non-private sector.