Ming, Ray

Genomics of Tropical Crop Plants

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Table of contents

1. Tropical Environments, Biodiversity, and the Origin of Crops
P. Gepts

2. International Programs and the Use of Modern Biotechnologies for Crop Improvement
Jean-Marcel Ribaut, Philippe Monneveux, Jean-Cristophe Glaszman, Hei Leung, Theo Van Hintum, Carmen de Vicente

3. Transgenics for New Plant Products, Applications to Tropical Crops
Samuel S.M. Sun

4. Genomics of Banana and Plantain (Musa spp.), Major Staple Crops in the Tropics
Nicolas Roux, Franc-Christophe Baurens, Jaroslav Doležel, Eva Hribová, Pat Heslop-Harrison, Chris Town, Takuji Sasaki, Takashi Matsumoto, Rita Aert, Serge Remy, Manoel Souza, Pierre Lagoda

5. Genomics of Phaseolus Beans, a Major Source of Dietary Protein and Micronutrients in the Tropics
Paul Gepts, Francisco J.L. Aragão, Everaldo de Barros, Matthew W. Blair, Rosana Brondani, William Broughton, Incoronata Galasso, Gina Hernández, James Kami, Patricia Lariguet, Phillip McClean, Maeli Melotto, Phillip Miklas, Peter Pauls, Andrea Pedrosa-Harand, Timothy Porch, Federico Sánchez, Francesca Sparvoli, Kangfu Yu

6. Genomics of Theobroma cacao, “the Food of the Gods”
Mark J. Guiltinan, Joseph Verica, Dapeng Zhang, Antonio Figueira

7. Chickpea, a Common Source of Protein and Starch in the Semi-Arid ropics
Fred J. Muehlbauer, P.N. Rajesh

8. Genomics of Citrus, a Major Fruit Crop of Tropical and Subtropical Regions
Mikeal L. Roose, Timothy J. Close

9. Genomics of Coffee One of the World’s Largest Traded Commodities
Philippe Lashermes, Alan Carvalho Andrade, Hervé Etienne

10. Cowpea, a Multifunctional Legume
Michael P. Timko, B.B. Singh

11. Genomics of Eucalyptus, a Global Tree for Energy, Paper, and Wood
Dario Grattapaglia

12. Ginger and Turmeric Ancient Spices and Modern Medicines
David R. Gang, Xiao-Qiang Ma

13. Genomics of Macadamia, a Recently Domesticated Tree Nut Crop
Cameron Peace, Ray Ming, Adele Schmidt, John Manners, Vasanthe Vithanage

14. Genomics of Tropical Maize, a Staple Food and Feed across the World
Yunbi Xu, Jonathan H. Crouch

15. Molecular Research in Oil Palm, the Key Oil Crop for the Future
Sean Mayes, Farah Hafeez, Zuzana Price, Don MacDonald, Norbert Billotte, Jeremy Roberts

16. Genomics of Papaya a Common Source of Vitamins in the Tropics
Ray Ming, Qingyi Yu, Andrea Blas, Cuixia Chen, Jong-Kuk Na, Paul H. Moore

17. Genomics of Peanut, a Major Source of Oil and Protein
Mark David Burow, Michael Gomez Selvaraj, Hari Upadhyaya, Peggy Ozias-Akins, Baozhu Guo, David John Bertioli, Soraya Cristina de Macedo Leal-Bertioli, Marcio de Carvalho Moretzsohn, Patricia Messenberg Guimarães

18. Genomics of Pineapple, Crowning The King of Tropical Fruits
Jose Ramon Botella, Mike Smith

19. Genomics of Tropical Solanaceous Species: Established and Emerging Crops
Richard C. Pratt, David M. Francis, Luz S. Barrero Meneses

20. Genomics of Sorghum, a Semi-Arid Cereal and Emerging Model for Tropical Grass Genomics
Andrew H. Paterson, John E. Bowers, F. Alex Feltus

21. Sugarcane: A Major Source of Sweetness, Alcohol, and Bio-energy
Angélique D’Hont, Glaucia Mendes Souza, Marcelo Menossi, Michel Vincentz, Marie-Anne Van-Sluys, Jean Christophe Glaszmann, Eugênio Ulian

22. Genomics of Wheat, the Basis of Our Daily Bread
Manilal William, Peter Langridge, Richard Trethowan, Susanne Dreisigacker, Jonathan Crouch

23. Genomics of Yams, a Common Source of Food and Medicine in the Tropics
Hodeba D. Mignouna, Mathew M. Abang, Robert Asiedu


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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