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Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Peanuts




ISBN 9781482238358
Published May 15, 2014 by CRC Press
266 Pages 6 Color & 1 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Peanut, an amphidiploid, is an important food and oil crop and has an interesting evolutionary history. This book provides a glimpse of the advances in genetic resources and genomics research of peanut made during the last decade. It contains an overview of germplasm, advances in genetic and genomic resources, genetic and trait mapping, proteomic and transcriptomic analyses, functional and comparative genomics studies, and molecular breeding applications. This book should prove useful to students, teachers, and young researchers as a ready reference to the latest information on peanut genetics and genomics.

Table of Contents

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Peanut: An Introduction
Nalini Mallikarjuna and Rajeev K Varshney

Genetic Resources, Diversity and Association Mapping in Peanut
HD Upadhyaya, Shivali Sharma, and Sangam L. Dwivedi

Classical and Molecular Cytogenetics in Arachis
Guillermo Seijo, Germán Robledo, Alejandra Ortíz, and Graciela I. Lavia

Peanut Breeding
Boshou Liao

Molecular Markers, Genetic Maps, and QTLs for Molecular Breeding in
Peanut
Manish K Pandey, Baozhu Guo, C Corley Holbrook, P Janila, Xinyou Zhang, David J Bertioli, Sachiko Isobe, Xuanqiang Liang, and Rajeev K Varshney

An Overview of Peanut Genome Structure
DJ Bertioli, ACG Araujo, S Nielen, P Heslop-Harrison, PM Guimarães, T Schwarzacher, S Isobe, K Shirasawa, and SCM Leal-Bertioli

Peanut Transcriptomics
Xiaoping Chen, and Xuanqiang Liang

Advances in Proteomics Research for Peanut Genetics and Breeding in Peanut
Ramesh Katam, Virginia Gottschalk, Prashanth Survajahala, George Brewster, Payton Paxton, Katsumi Sakata, and Lekan M Latinwo

Transgenic Interventions in Peanut Crop Improvement: Progress and Prospects
Sowmini Sunkara, Pooja Bhatnagar-Mathur, and Kiran K Sharma

Applications of Bioinformatics Tools to Genetic Mapping and Diversity in Peanut
K Venkatesh, A Roja Rani, P Amareshwari, and Ramesh Katam

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