Temperate Fruit Crop Breeding

Germplasm to Genomics

  • James F. Hancock

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. J.F. Hancock, J.J. Luby, S.K. Brown, G.A. Lobos
    Pages 1-38
  3. C.A. Ledbetter
    Pages 39-82
  4. C.E. Finn
    Pages 83-114
  5. J.F. Hancock, P. Lyrene, C.E. Finn, N. Vorsa, G.A. Lobos
    Pages 115-150
  6. A.F. Iezzoni
    Pages 151-176
  7. R.M. Brennan
    Pages 177-196
  8. C.L. Owens
    Pages 197-233
  9. A.R. Ferguson, A.G. Seal
    Pages 235-264
  10. J.F. Hancock, R. Scorza, G.A. Lobos
    Pages 265-298
  11. J.F. Hancock, G.A. Lobos
    Pages 299-336
  12. W.R. Okie, J.F. Hancock
    Pages 337-358
  13. C.E. Finn, J.F. Hancock
    Pages 359-392
  14. J.F. Hancock, T.M. Sjulin, G.A. Lobos
    Pages 393-437
  15. J.R. Clark, R.J. Jondle
    Pages 439-455

About this book

Introduction

This book fully integrates the conventional and biotechnological approaches to fruit crop breeding. Individual chapters are written on a wide variety of species including apple, apricot, blackberry, blueberry, cranberry, cherry, currant, gooseberry, grape, kiwifruit, peach, pear, plum, raspberry and strawberry. For each crop, there is a discussion of their taxonomy and evolution, history of improvement, crossing techniques, evaluation methods, heritability of major traits and germplasm resources, along with the most recent advances in genetic mapping and QTL (quantitative trait loci) analysis, marker assisted breeding, gene cloning, gene expression analysis, regeneration and transformation. Patenting and licensing issues are also covered. This book will be useful in fruit breeding classes and should provide as a springboard for all fruit breeders desiring an update on the latest technologies, horticulturalists who wonder what is being done in fruit breeding and genomicists searching for a way to contribute to fruit breeding efforts.

Keywords

Crop Breeding Expression Fruit Fruit Crops Germplasm Regeneration breeding crops evolution gene expression genes genomics taxonomy

Editors and affiliations

  • James F. Hancock
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. HorticultureMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6907-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-6906-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-6907-9
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