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By Prasanta K. Subudhi, Takuji Sasaki, Gurdev S. Khush (auth.), Chittaranjan Kole (eds.)

Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants provides the present prestige of the elucidation and development of plant genomes of financial curiosity. the point of interest is on genetic and actual mapping, positioning, cloning, tracking of fascinating genes through molecular breeding and the newest advances in genomics. The sequence includes seven volumes: Cereals and Millets; Oilseeds; Pulses, Sugar and Tuber plants; culmination and Nuts; greens; Technical plants; and woodland Trees.

Cereals and millets shape the major staff of box vegetation, supplying staple foodstuff for many of the earth’s inhabitants. This quantity, with contributions by means of 27 eminent scientists, contains chapters on rice, wheat, maize, barley, oats, rye, sorghum, pearl millet, foxtail millet and finger millet. The emphasis is on complex study at the significant vegetation, together with the version vegetation maize and rice, in addition to on destiny street maps of genomic learn for the less-often thought of yet both deserving cereals and millets.

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1997; Koh et al. 1999; Dong et al. 2000; Reddy et al. 2000; Wang et al. 2003b) (Table 5). A reverse TGMS gene in line J207S was mapped using the AFLP technique combined with BSA (Jia et al. 2001). 0 cM, respectively. The reverse-TGMS rice exhibits sterility at lower temperature and will have applications in a much larger area. AFLP and RAPD markers were utilized in this study to tag the genes, and then the linked markers were mapped onto specific rice chromosomes using a reference mapping population.

The discovery of wide-compatibility varieties (WCV) (Ikehasi and Araki 1984) offered the possibility of realizing high-yield heterosis through the production of fertile hybrids in many indica/japonica crosses. The widecompatibility locus was named S5 , and a three-allele j system (Si5 , S5 , and Sn5 to represent indica, japonica, and neutral alleles at the S5 locus, respectively) was proposed to explain the partial hybrid sterility in those crosses (Ikehasi and Araki 1986). Hybrid j sterility is observed in the Si5 –S5 combination but j not in the Sn5 –Si5 or Sn5 –S5 combination.

2002a 315 RFLP, AFLP, SSR 315 RFLP, AFLP, SSR 399 RFLP, AFLP 175 RFLP, RAPD, isozyme 135 RFLP, AFLP Mapping No. and types population of markers used Parents and cross Reference Table 7. (continued) QTLMapper Mapmaker/QTL Mapmaker/QTL Mapmaker/QTL QTL Cartographer Methods/software used Osmotic adjustment Root penetration index Basal root thickness Penetrated root thickness Penetrated root length Total root dry weight Penetrated root dry wt. Root pulling force Shoot biomass Deep root mass Deep root ratio Deep root per tiller Rooting depth Root thickness 0–10cm Root thickness 20–25cm Total root number Penetrated root number Root penetration index Penetrated root thickness Penetrated root length Root penetration index Penetrated root number Total root number Penetrated root thickness Total root number Penetrated root number Penetration ratio Tiller number Traits scored 5 4 6 11 1 5 3 6 7 7 6 6 9 6 3 2 7 6 8 5 4 2 2 4 3 7 7 1 1,2,3,8,9 3,4,12 2,3,4,8,9,12 1,2,4,6,7,9,12 11 1,2,4,6,10 4,9,12 2,3,4,5,11 2,6,11,12 1,2,3,7,11 1,2,5,11 1,2,4,5,11 1,2,5,7,9,11 1,2,4,8,11 2,4 3,7 1,2,3 2,3,10 1,2,4,6,7,10 1,2,3,7,11 2,3,7,8 2,7 1,7 1,3,4,9 1,10 2,3,5,10,11 2,3,5,10,11 1 Number Chromosomal of QTL location of QTL 8–13 8–11 9–38 9–31 17 9–20 11–17 9–20 9–57 9–36 8–52 5–40 5–17 7–36 15–22 9–12 7–27 8–26 6–14 6–13 9–14 8–9 9–14 10–16 5–10 5–17 7–18 12 Variance % explained Chapter 1 Rice 31 184 RILs 205 RILs 125 RIL 96 RILs IR58821 × IR52561 Bala × Azucena IAC165 × Co39 IR1552 × Azucena Kamoshita et al.

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