Tuberosa, Roberto

Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources

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Part I. Harnessing Plant Genetic Diversity for Enhancing Crop Production and Its Sustainability

1. Genetics and Genomics of Flowering Time Regulation in Sugar Beet
Siegbert Melzer, Andreas E. Müller, Christian Jung

2. Mining the Genus Solanum for Increasing Disease Resistance
Jack H. Vossen, Kwang-Ryong Jo, Ben Vosman

3. Dissection of Potato Complex Traits by Linkage and Association Genetics as Basis for Developing Molecular Diagnostics in Breeding Programs
Christiane Gebhardt, Claude Urbany, Benjamin Stich

4. Introgression Libraries with Wild Relatives of Crops
Silvana Grandillo

5. Microphenomics for Interactions of Barley with Fungal Pathogens
Dimitar Douchkov, Tobias Baum, Alexander Ihlow, Patrick Schweizer, Udo Seiffert

6. Genomics of Low-Temperature Tolerance for an Increased Sustainability of Wheat and Barley Production
N. Pecchioni, K. Kosová, P. Vítámvás, I.T. Prášil, J.A. Milc, E. Francia, Z. Gulyás, G. Kocsy, G. Galiba

7. Bridging Conventional Breeding and Genomics for A More Sustainable Wheat Production
P. Stephen Baenziger, Ali Bakhsh, Aaron Lorenz, Harkamal Walia

8. Genetic Dissection of Aluminium Tolerance in the Triticeae
Harsh Raman, Perry Gustafson

9. Maintaining Food Value of Wild Rice (Zizania palustris L.) Using Comparative Genomics
Alexander L. Kahler, Anthony J. Kern, Raymond A. Porter, Ronald L. Phillips

Part II. Genomics-Assisted Crop Improvement for Food Security

10. Genomics-Assisted Allele Mining and its Integration Into Rice Breeding
Toshio Yamamoto, Yusaku Uga, Masahiro Yano

11. New Insights Arising from Genomics for Enhancing Rice Resistance Against the Blast Fungus
Elsa Ballini, Jean-Benoit Morel

12. Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants by Modulating Properties of Stress Responsive Transcription Factors
Maria Hrmova, Sergiy Lopato

13. The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative: Reducing the Genetic Vulnerability of Wheat to Rust
Sarah Davidson Evanega, Ravi P. Singh, Ronnie Coffman, Michael O. Pumphrey

14. Genomes, Chromosomes and Genes of the Wheatgrass Genus Thinopyrum: the Value of their Transfer into Wheat for Gains in Cytogenomic Knowledge and Sustainable Breeding
Carla Ceoloni, Ljiljana Kuzmanović, Andrea Gennaro, Paola Forte, Debora Giorgi, Maria Rosaria Grossi, Alessandra Bitti

15. Identification and Implementation of Resistance: Genomics-Assisted use of Genetic Resources for Breeding Against Powdery Mildew and Stagonospora Nodorum Blotch in Wheat
Liselotte L. Selter, Margarita Shatalina, Jyoti Singla, Beat Keller

Part III. Genomics-Assisted Crop Improvement for Nutritional Quality

16. Breeding for Apple (Malus × domestica Borkh.) Fruit Quality Traits in the Genomics Era
Satish Kumar, Richard K. Volz, David Chagné, Susan Gardiner

17. Enhancing Nutritional Quality in Crops Via Genomics Approaches
Meike S. Andersson, Wolfgang H. Pfeiffer, Joe Tohme

18. Genomics of Mineral Nutrient Biofortification: Calcium, Iron and Zinc
Owen A. Hoekenga

19. Optimising the Content and Composition of Dietary Fibre in Wheat Grain for End-use Quality
Peter R. Shewry, Luc Saulnier, Kurt Gebruers, Rowan A.C. Mitchell, Jackie Freeman, Csilla Nemeth, Jane L. Ward

20. TILLING for Improved Starch Composition in Wheat
F. Sestili, E. Botticella, D. Lafiandra

21. Molecular Breeding for Quality Protein Maize (QPM)
Raman Babu, B. M. Prasanna

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Genetics & Genomics, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology, Biodiversity, Agriculture, Plant Sciences, Plant Pathology

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Natural Sciences

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