Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Eucalypts: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Eucalypts

1st Edition

Edited by Robert J. Henry

CRC Press

206 pages | 3 Color Illus. | 12 B/W Illus.

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Description

Eucalypts are used for the production of paper products, firewood, charcoal, potential feedstocks for bioenergy and biomaterials, as ornamentals and landscape trees, and in land rehabilitation. Eucalypt breeding is at an early stage with many plantings being only at the first stages of domestication. The relatively small genomes of these species make the application of molecular genetics approaches attractive. The application of modern genomics will accelerate the development of improved eucalypts for a wide range of uses. This book brings together diverse information on the genetics, genomics, and breeding of these important forest species.

Table of Contents

Eucalypts, Robert J. Henry

Classical Genetics and Traditional Breeding, Chris Harwood

Genetic Diversity in Eucalypts, Joel W. Ochieng and Trizah K. Milugo

Association Studies in Eucalyptus, Saravanan Thavamanikumar, Bala R Thumma, Simon G Southerton and Gerd Bossinger

Molecular Linkage Maps of Eucalyptus: Strategies, Resources and Achievements, Jules Freeman

Molecular Mapping of Complex Traits in Eucalyptus, Timothy R. Sexton, Bruno M. Lima and Saravanan Thavamanikumar

Structural Genomics of Eucalypts, Adam Healey, Agnelo Furtado and Robert J Henry

Proteomics and Metabolomics, Ilara Gabriela Frasson Budzinski, Felipe Garbelini Marques, Mônica Teresa Veneziano Labate, Thaís Regiani, Simone Guidetti-Gonzalez, Andressa Peres Bini, Fabrício Edgar de Moraes, Mariana de Souza e Silva and Carlos Alberto Labate

Future Prospects for Eucalyptus Plantations and the Role of Genetic Improvement, Rod Griffin

About the Series

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC003040
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Forestry