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Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Potato

1st Edition

Edited by James M. Bradeen, Chittaranjan Kole

CRC Press

326 pages

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In this volume, world leaders in potato research review historical and contemporary discoveries resulting in a range of advances. Topics include nutritional quality, yield, disease and insect resistance, processing, plant growth and development, and other aspects. The book also examines research yielding significant molecular resources that facilit

Table of Contents

Introduction to Potato. Classical Genetics and Traditional Breeding. Molecular Breeding for Potato Improvement. Molecular Linkage Maps: Strategies, Resources and Achievements. Mapping and Tagging of Simply Inherited Traits. Mapping Complex Potato Traits. Population Genetics and Association Mapping. Cloning of Late Blight Resistance Genes: Strategies and Progress. Research of Potato. Functional Genomics: Transcriptomics. Proteomics and Metabolomics. Future Challenges and Prospects.

About the Editors

James M. Bradeen: University of Minnesota, Department of Plant Pathology, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

C. Kole: Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics