Genetics, genomics and breeding of maize /
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Genetics, genomics and breeding of maize /

Sequencing of the maize genome has opened up new opportunities in maize breeding, genetics and genomics research. This book highlights modern trends in development of hybrids, analysis of genetic diversity, molecular breeding, comparative and functional genomics, epigenomicsand proteomics in maize....

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Corporate Author: ProQuest Ebook Subscriptions
Other Authors: Wusirika, Ramakrishna (Editor), Bohn, Martin (Editor), Lai, Jinsheng (Editor), Kole, Chittaranjan (Editor)
Format: Online Book
Published: Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, [2015]
Series:Genetics, genomics and breeding of crop plants.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Basic information / Li Kefeng and Ramakrishna Wusirika
  • 2. Breeding and genetic diversity / Major M. Goodman, James B. Holland and J. Jesus S├ínchez G.
  • 3. Genomic distribution of genetic diversity in elite maize germplasm / Christine Hainey, J. Antoni Rafalski, Michael Hanafey, Ying Zhang, William Krespan, Stanley D. Luck, Oscar S. Smith, Geoff Graham and Scott Tingey
  • 4. Genetic inference on quantitative traits through linkage and association studies / Seth C. Murray and Randall J. Wisser
  • 5. Molecular marker-assisted breeding for tropical maize improvement / B.M. Prasanna, Raman Babu, Sudha Nair, Kassa Semagn, Vijay Chaikam, Jill Cairns, Xuecai Zhang, Yunbi Xu and Michael Olsen
  • 6. Comparative genomics / Ramakrishna Wusirika and Rafi Shaik
  • 7. Functional genomics / Christine M. Gault and A. Mark Settles
  • 8. Epigenomics / Thelma F. Madzima, Amy Sloan, Linda Stroud and Karen M. McGinnis
  • 9. Proteomic research progress in maize development, stress response and heterosis / Jihua Tang, Zhiyuan Fu and Baichen Wang
  • 10. Artificial chromosome platforms in maize / James A. Birchler
  • 11. Databases / Mary L. Schaeffer, Taner Z. Sen and Carolyn J. Lawrence
  • 12. Non-traditional uses of maize : biofuels, remediation and pharmaceuticals / Rupali Datta, Goeff K. Kinrade and Dibyendu Sarkar
  • 13. Future maize hybrid development : breeding with assistance of molecular and genomics technologies and transgenics / Mei Guo and Mark Cooper.