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
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.