Lörz, Horst

Molecular Marker Systems in Plant Breeding and Crop Improvement

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Table of contents

Section I. Basics

1. The Principle: Identification and Application of Molecular Markers
P. Langridge, K. Chalmers

2. Genotyping Tools in Plant Breeding: From Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms to Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
V. Mohler, G. Schwarz

3. A Model Crop Species: Molecular Markers in Rice
D.J. Mackill, K.L. McNally

4. From Markers to Cloned Genes: Map-Based Cloning
W.-R. Scheible, O. Törjek, T. Altmann

Section II. Specific Crops

5. DNA Markers in Brassica: Use of Genetic Information from Arabidopsis and Development of Sequence Tagged Site Markers
T. Sakai, H. Fujimoto, R. Imai, J. Imamura

6. Genomics as Efficient Tools: Example Sunflower Breeding
A. Sarrafi, L. Gentzbittel

7. Genome Analysis: Mapping in Sugar Beet
C. Jung

8. Molecular Markers in Genetics and Breeding: Improvement of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)
I.J. Maureira, T.C. Osborn

9. Localization of Important Traits: The Example Pea (Pisum sativum L.)
W.K. Swiecicki, G. Timmerman-Vaughan

10. Molecular Markers in Vigna Improvement: Understanding and Using Gene Pools
A. Kaga, D.A. Vaughan, N. Tomooka

11. Molecular Markers for Genetics and Breeding: Development and Use in Pepper (Capsicum spp.)
V. Lefebvre

12. Potato Genetics: Molecular Maps and More
C. Gebhardt

13. Molecular Marker Maps of Barley: A Resource for Intra- and Interspecific Genomics
R.K. Varshney, M. Prasad, A. Graner

14. Genomics of Rice: Markers as a Tool for Breeding
Y. Kishima, K. Onishi, Y. Sano

15. Wheat Microsatellites: Potential and Implications
M.S. Röder, X.-Q. Huang, M.W. Ganal

16. Comparative Genetic Mapping in Trees: The Group of Conifers
D.B. Neale, K.V. Krutovsky

17. Markers in Fruit Tree Breeding: Improvement of Peach
E. Dirlewanger, P. Arús

Section III. Breeding Strategies and Silviculture Based on Markers

18. General Considerations: Marker-Assisted Selection
V. Mohler, C. Singrün

19. Breeding Strategies: Optimum Design of Marker-Assisted Backcross Programs
M. Frisch

20. From Theory to Practice: Marker-Assisted Selection in Maize
D.A. Hoisington, A.E. Melchinger

21. Molecular Markers for Disease Resistance: The Example Wheat
C. Feuillet, B. Keller

22. Application of DNA Markers: Soybean Improvement
M.J. Iqbal, D.A. Lightfoot

23. Forest Management and Conservation Using Microsatellite Markers: The Example of Fagus
Y. Tsumura, M. Takahashi, T. Takahashi, N. Tani, Y. Asuka, N. Tomaru

24. Molecular Markers in Tree Improvement: Characterisation and Use in Eucalyptus
M. Shepherd, M.E. Jones

25. DNA Markers for Identification and Evaluation of Genetic Resources in Forest Trees: Case Studies in Abies, Picea and Populus
B. Ziegenhagen, M. Fladung

Section IV. Legal Aspects

26. Intellectual Property Rights in the Field of Molecular Marker Analysis
P. Jorasch


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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