Book 2009

Molecular Techniques in Crop Improvement

2nd Edition


ISBN: 978-90-481-2966-9 (Print) 978-90-481-2967-6 (Online)

Table of contents (31 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Plant Breeding in the genomics era

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      QTL Analysis in Plant Breeding

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-61

      Comparative Genomics in Crop Plants

    4. Chapter

      Pages 63-95

      Functional Genomics For Crop Improvement

    5. Chapter

      Pages 97-116

      Bioinformatics Tools for Crop Research and Breeding

  3. Molecular markers and their application

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 118-118

    2. Chapter

      Pages 119-142

      Gene-Based Marker Systems in Plants: High Throughput Approaches for Marker Discovery and Genotyping

    3. Chapter

      Pages 143-161

      Automation of DNA Marker Analysis for Molecular Breeding in Crops

    4. Chapter

      Pages 163-184

      Pyramiding Genes for Enhancing Tolerance to Abiotic and Biotic Stresses

    5. Chapter

      Pages 185-205

      Application of Molecular Markers for Breeding Disease Resistant Varieties in Crop Plants

    6. Chapter

      Pages 207-230

      Molecular Markers Based Approaches for Drought Tolerance

    7. Chapter

      Pages 231-254

      Molecular Markers for Characterizing and Conserving Crop Plant Germplasm

  4. Genomics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 256-256

    2. Chapter

      Pages 257-279

      Rice Genomics

    3. Chapter

      Pages 281-305

      Genomics for Wheat Improvement

    4. Chapter

      Pages 307-332

      TILLING for Mutations in Model Plants and Crops

    5. Chapter

      Pages 333-355

      Microarray Analysis for Studying the Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants

    6. Chapter

      Pages 357-372

      Roles of MicroRNAs in Plant Abiotic Stress

    7. Chapter

      Pages 373-405

      Molecular Tools for Enhancing Salinity Tolerance in Plants

    8. Chapter

      Pages 407-436

      DNA Microarray as Part of a Genomic-Assisted Breeding Approach

    9. Chapter

      Pages 437-467

      Unravelling Gene Function Through Mutagenesis

    10. Chapter

      Pages 469-491

      Techniques in Plant Proteomics

    11. Chapter

      Pages 493-510

      Metabolomics: Novel Tool for Studying Complex Biological Systems

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