Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifers

Edited by Christophe Plomion, Jean Bousquet, Chittaranjan Kole

© 2011 – CRC Press

484 pages | 5 Color Illus. | 11 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781578087198
pub: 2011-08-09
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About the Book

With contributions by internationally reputed researchers in the field, this book presents the implications of the genomic revolution for conifers—promoting a better understanding of the evolution of these organisms as well as new knowledge about the molecular basis of quantitative trait variation. Both of these discoveries play important roles in their domestication. Topics include cytogenetics, patterns of nucleotide diversity, genetic mapping, integration of molecular markers in breeding, transcriptomics, advances in proteomics and metabolomics in gymnosperms, and economic importance.

Table of Contents

The Conifers (Pinophyta): David S. Gernandt et al

Economic Importance, Breeding Objectives and Achievements: T.J. Mullin et al

Cytogenetics: M. Nurul Islam-Faridi and C. Dana Nelson

Neutral Patterns of Genetic Variation and Applications to Conservation in Conifer Apecies: Francesca Bagnoli et al

Genetic Mapping in Conifers: Kermit Ritland et al

Patterns of Nucleotide Diversity and Association Mapping: S.C. González-Martínez et al

Integration of Molecular Markers in Breeding: Rowland D. Burdon and Phillip L. Wilcox

Transcriptomics: John J. Mackay and Jeffrey F.D. Dean

Recent Advances in Proteomics and Metabolomics in Gymnosperms: Rebecca Dauwe et al

Toward the Conifer Genome Sequence: Michele Morgante and Emanuele De Paoli

Future Prospects: Jeffrey F.D. Dean

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
SCI029000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics