Diagnostics in Plant Breeding

Lübberstedt, T and Varshney, R K (2013) Diagnostics in Plant Breeding. Springer, Netherlands. ISBN 978-94-007-5686-1

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“Diagnostics in Plant Breeding” is systematically organizing cutting-edge research reviews on the development and application of molecular tools for the prediction of plant performance. Given its significance for mankind and the available research resources, medical sciences are leading the area of molecular diagnostics, where DNA-based risk assessments for various diseases and biomarkers to determine their onset become increasingly available. So far, most research in plant genomics has been directed towards understanding the molecular basis of biological processes or phenotypic traits. From a plant breeding perspective, however, the main interest is in predicting optimal genotypes based on molecular information for more time- and cost-efficient breeding schemes. It is anticipated that progress in plant genomics and in particular sequence technology made recently will shift the focus from “explanatory” to “predictive” in crop science. This book assembles chapters on all areas relevant to development and application of predictive molecular tools in plant breeding by leading authorties in the respective areas.

Item Type: Book
Divisions: RP-Grain Legumes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Genomics assisted plant breeding, Genetics, Biomarkers, Gene Identification, Molecular Diagnostics, Rice, Maize, Functional Markers in Plants, Intron Polymorphisms, Genotyping Technologies, Re-sequencing Technologies, Molecular tools
Subjects: Others > Molecular Biology
Others > Plant Genetics
Others > Plant Breeding
Others > Genetics and Genomics
Depositing User: Mr Ramesh K
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2018 09:14
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2018 09:14
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/10877
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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