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

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Poplar

1st Edition

Edited by C. P. Joshi, Stephen P. DiFazio, Chittaranjan Kole

CRC Press

390 pages | 10 Color Illus. | 32 B/W Illus.

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Written by researchers representing six countries and 28 institutions, this book highlights the development of the genus Populus as a model organism for tree genomics. Reflecting an impressive depth of coverage, the contributors’ thorough reviews and analyses of Populus genomics provide insight into future discoveries about the basic biology of this fascinating genus and paves the way for applied breeding and genetic improvement of poplars.

Table of Contents

Populus: A Premier Pioneer System for Plant Genomics, Stephen P. DiFazio, Gancho T. Slavov and Chandrashekhar P. Joshi

Populus Genomic Resources, Derek R. Drost, Catherine I. Benedict, Evandro Novaes and Matias Kirst

Haplotype Analysis of Complex Traits in Outcrossing Tree Species: Allele Discovery of Quantitative Trait Loci, Tian Liu, Chunfa Tong, Jiasheng Wu, Bo Zhang, Yuehua Cui, Yao Li, Yanru Zeng and Rongling Wu

The Populus Genome Sequence,Stephen P. DiFazio, Xiaohan Yang and Gerald A. Tuskan

Poplar Genome Microarrays, Chung-Jui Tsai, Priya Ranjan, Stephen P. DiFazio, Gerald A. Tuskan and Virgil Johnson

Poplar Proteomics: Update and Future Challenges, Christophe Plomion, Delphine Vincent, Frank Bedon, Johann Joets, Ludovic Bonhomme, Domenico Morabito, Sébastien Duplessis, Robert Nilsson, Gunnar Wingsle, Christer Larsson, Yves Jolivet, Jenny Renaut, Olga Pechanova and Cetin Yuceer

Metabolomics in Poplar, Andrew R. Robinson and Shawn Mansfield

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
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General