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Association Mapping in Plants by Nnadozie C. Oraguzie, Erik H.A. Rikkerink, Susan E.

By Nnadozie C. Oraguzie, Erik H.A. Rikkerink, Susan E. Gardiner, H. Nihal de Silva

For the previous decade, there was good fortune in utilizing traditional map-based innovations in id and cloning of quantitative trait loci (QTL) in version plant species together with tomato and Arabidopsis. those quantitative characteristics are in most cases the goods of many loci with various levels of influence upon the saw phenotypes. lately, a brand new method of genetic mapping has emerged known as organization mapping. This new method takes into consideration the hundreds of thousands of genes to judge for QTL impression and is a extra effective method that doesn't require new release of segregating populations/large numbers of progeny. because it can make the most of all the old recombination occasions in a various inhabitants of people it might probably generate better answer genetic maps and, is required to enrich present map established cloning tools.

Association Mapping in Plants offers either uncomplicated and complex figuring out of organization mapping and an expertise of inhabitants genomics instruments to facilitate mapping and identity of the underlying motives of quantitative trait edition in vegetation. It acts as an invaluable assessment of the marker know-how, the statistical technique, and the growth to this point. It additionally deals courses to using unmarried nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in organization experiences.

This ebook will attract all people with an curiosity in plant genetics, plant breeding, and plant genomics.

About the Editors:

Dr. Nnadozie C. Oraguzie is a Senior Scientist in Genetics on the Horticulture and meals study Institute of latest Zealand Ltd (HortResearch).

Dr. Erik H. A. Rikkerink is a technology chief at HortResearch, New Zealand.

Dr. Susan E. Gardiner is a central Scientist and chief of the Gene Mapping learn group at HortResearch, New Zealand.

Dr. H. Nihal De Silva is a Senior Scientist of Biometrics at HortResearch, New Zealand.

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