Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Stone Fruits

Edited by Chittaranjan Kole, Albert G. Abbott

© 2013 – CRC Press

418 pages | 14 Color Illus. | 15 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781578088010
pub: 2012-08-17
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About the Book

The stone fruits—including peaches, apricots, almonds, plums, and cherries—have been bred and grown for thousands of years and today are significant agricultural crops in many local economies worldwide. This volume presents a comprehensive commentary on classical genetics and breeding, molecular mapping and breeding of agronomic traits, and the cloning of genes of interest. It also explores recent advances on omics sciences including structural and functional genomics, proteomics, nd metabolomics. The book enumerates the whole genome sequencing of the model fruit plant peach and discusses bioinformatic strategies and tools for stone fruit research

Table of Contents

Basic Information on the Stone Fruit Crops

Daniel Potter

Traditional Genetics and Breeding

Thomas M. Gradziel

Diversity Analysis

Maria José Aranzana, Teresa Barreneche, and Pere Arús

Molecular Linkage Maps: Strategies, Resources and Achievements

Elisabeth Dirlewanger, EudaldIlla, and Werner Howad

Mapping and Tagging of Simply Inherited Traits

Jose Miguel Soriano and Maria Luisa Badenes

Molecular Mapping of Complex Traits

Bode A.Olukolu and Chittaranjan Kole

Molecular Breeding

Daniel Esmenjaud and Chinnathambi Srinivasan

Map-based Cloning in Stone Fruits

Renate Horn, Osama Sajer, Daniel Esmenjaud, Michel Claverie, and Elisabeth Dirlewanger

Genome Sequencing Initiative

Ignazio Verde, Elisa Vendramin, Sabrina Micali, Maria Teresa Dettori, and Bryon Sosinski

Comparative Genetics and Genomics Initiatives

D. J. Sargent, S. Jung, and D. Main

Functional Genomics: Transcriptomics

LivioTrainotti, Stefano Cagnin, Claudio Forcato, Claudio Bonghi, Amit Dhingra, Tyson Koepke, Loreto Prat, Jonathan Maldonado, and Herman Silva

Proteomics and Metabolomics

María V. Lara and María F. Drincovich

Bioinformatics as a Tool for Stone Fruit Research

S. Jung and D. Main

Retrospect and Prospects

Albert G. Abbott

Subject Categories

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