1st Edition

Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Grapes

    396 Pages 9 Color & 15 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Grapevine is a highly valuable crop worldwide, both from cultural as well as commercial point of view. One major advantage this crop has is that it is well adapted to scarce water conditions. Grapes are also a valuable source of health-promoting compounds such as polyphenols. The main object of grapevine breeding is to develop varieties of high quality, that are resistant to pathogens and at the same time well adapted to a changing environment. Since the beginning of the XXI century, there has been a concerted effort by the international scientific community to develop genomic tools and resources for grapevine culminating in its complete genome sequence. These efforts and their usefulness for grapevine breeding or viticulture improvement are reviewed and discussed in this book by globally reputed scientists in the field.

    Preface to the Series
    Preface to the Volume
    List of Contributors
    Grapevines and Viticulture Alain Bouquet
    Natural Variation in Vitis Patrice This, José M. Martínez Zapater, Jean Pierre Péros, and Thierry Lacombe
    Origins and Consequences of Somatic Variation in Grapevine Laurent Torregrosa, Lucie Fernandez, Alain Bouquet, Jean-Michel Boursiquot, Frédérique Pelsy and José M. Martínez-Zapater
    Linkage Disequilibrium and Prospects for Association Mapping in Vitis Christopher L. Owens
    Molecular Linkage Maps: Strategies, Resources and Achievements Guido Cipriani, Gabriele Di Gaspero, Aurélie Canaguier, Julie Jusseaume, Johan Tassin, Arnaud Lemainque, Vincent Thareau, Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon and Raffaele Testolin
    Basics of Grapevine Genetic Analysis Leocir J. Welter, M. Stella Grando and Eva Zyprian
    Molecular Breeding Reinhard Töpfer, Ludger Hausmann and Rudolf Eibach
    Positional Cloning of Disease Resistance Genes in Grapevine Claire Anderson, Nathalie Choisne, Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon and Ian B. Dryxiv Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Grapes
    Genome Sequence Initiatives Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon, Olivier Jaillon, Silvia Vezzulli, Andrey Zharkikh, Michela Troggio and Riccardo Velasco
    Functional Genomics: Open Systems for Transcriptome Analysis Richard L. Tillett and John C. Cushman
    Functional Genomics: Closed System Approaches for Transcriptome Analyses Charles Romieu, Christian Kappel and Serge Delrot
    Functional Genomics: Proteomics and Metabolomics Steven T. Lund and Grant R. Cramer
    Bioinformatics Tools in Grapevine Genomics Jérôme Grimplet, Julie Dickerson, Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon and Grant Cramer
    Future Prospects Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon, Michel Boulay and José M. Martinez-Zapater

    Color Plate Section


    Anne-Francoise Adam-Blondon, Jose-Miguel Martinez-Zapater, Chittaranjan Kole