Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf


ISBN: 978-0-387-79143-2 (Print) 978-0-387-79144-9 (Online)
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Table of contents (31 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Molecular Breeding to Improve Forages for Use in Animal and Biofuel Production Systems

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 15-28

    DREB Regulons in Abiotic-Stress-Responsive Gene Expression in Plants

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 29-44

    Comparative Genomics in Legumes

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 45-54

    Development of Trifolium occidentale as a Plant Model System for Perennial Clonal Species

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 55-70

    Characterization and Utilization of Genetic Resources for Improvement and Management of Grassland Species

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 71-82

    Genomic and Geographic Origins of Timothy (Phleum sp.) Based on ITS and Chloroplast Sequences

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 83-90

    Diploid Brachypodium distachyon of Turkey: Molecular and Morphologic Analysis

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 91-102

    Remnant Oak Savanna Acts as Refugium for Meadow Fescue Introduced During Nineteenth Century Human Migrations in the USA

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 103-110

    Development of Microsatellite Markers for Brachiaria brizantha and Germplasm Diversity Characterization of this Tropical Forage Grass

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 111-124

    Functional Genomics of Forage and Bioenergy Quality Traits in the Grasses

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 125-132

    Proanthocyanidin Biosynthesis in Forage Legumes with Especial Reference to the Regulatory Role of R2R3MYB Transcription Factors and Their Analysis in Lotus japonicus

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 133-140

    Molecular Dissection of Proanthocyanidin and Anthocyanin Bosynthesis in White Clover (Trifolium repens)

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 141-150

    Transcript Profiling of Cold Responsive Genes in Medicago falcata

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 151-162

    Genetic Diversity and Association Mapping of Three O-Methyltransferase Genes in Maize and Tropical Grasses

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 163-172

    QTL Analysis and Gene Expression Studies in White Clover

  17. Book Chapter

    Pages 173-184

    Genome Mapping in Cool-Season Forage Grasses

  18. Book Chapter

    Pages 185-192

    Understanding the Genetic Basis of Flowering and Fertility in the Ryegrasses (Lolium spp.)

  19. Book Chapter

    Pages 193-210

    Improving Selection in Forage, Turf, and Biomass Crops Using Molecular Markers

  20. Book Chapter

    Pages 211-220

    Interpretation of SNP Haplotype Complexity in White Clover (Trifolium repens L.), an Outbreeding Allotetraploid Species

  21. Book Chapter

    Pages 221-228

    Development of Marker-Assisted Selection for the Improvement of Freezing Tolerance in Alfalfa

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