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Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Soybean

1st Edition

Edited by Kristin Bilyeu, Milind B. Ratnaparkhe, Chittaranjan Kole

CRC Press

388 pages

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Description

The soybean is an economically important leguminous seed crop for feed and food products that is rich in seed protein (about 40 percent) and oil (about 20 percent); it enriches the soil by fixing nitrogen in symbiosis with bacteria. Soybean was domesticated in northeastern China about 2500 BC and subsequently spread to other countries. The enormous

Table of Contents

Introduction. Classical Breeding and Genetics of Soybean. Identification of Genes Underlying Simple Traits in Soybean. Molecular Genetic Linkage Maps of Soybean. Molecular Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci. Molecular Breeding. Map-Based Cloning of Genes and QTLs in Soybean. Candidate Gene Analysis of Mutant Soybean Germplasm. Functional Genomics-Transcriptomics in Soybean. The Draft Soybean Genome Sequence. Soybean Comparative Genomics. Role of Bioinformatics as a Tool. Soybean Proteomics. Metabolomics Approach in Soybean. Soybean Future Prospects.

About the Editors

Kristin Bilyeu and Milind B. Ratnaparkhe, USDA-ARS, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

Chittaranjan Kole, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General