Molecular barley breeding

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dc.contributor.author Rae, S. J.
dc.contributor.author Macaulay, M.
dc.contributor.author Ramsay, L.
dc.contributor.author Leigh, F.
dc.contributor.author Matthews, Daniel
dc.contributor.author O'Sullivan, D.
dc.contributor.author Donini, P.
dc.contributor.author Morris, P. C.
dc.contributor.author Powell, Wayne
dc.contributor.author Marshall, Dave F.
dc.contributor.author Waugh, R.
dc.contributor.author Thomas, W. T. B.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-22T15:04:27Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-22T15:04:27Z
dc.date.issued 2007-12
dc.identifier.citation Rae , S J , Macaulay , M , Ramsay , L , Leigh , F , Matthews , D , O'Sullivan , D , Donini , P , Morris , P C , Powell , W , Marshall , D F , Waugh , R & Thomas , W T B 2007 , ' Molecular barley breeding ' Euphytica , vol 158 , no. 3 , pp. 295-303 . , 10.1007/s10681-006-9166-8 en
dc.identifier.issn 0014-2336
dc.identifier.other PURE: 141835
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/3893
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/3893
dc.description Rae, S. J., Macaulay, M., Ramsay, M., Leigh, F., Matthews, D., O'Sullivan, D., Donini, P., Morris, P. C., Powell, W., Waugh, R., Thomas, W. T. B. (2006). Molecular barley breeding. Euphytica 158, (3), 295-303 Sponsorship: SEERAD; BBSRC en
dc.description.abstract Breeding progress in barley yield in the UK is being sustained at a rate in the order of 1% per annum against a background of declining seed sales. Commercial barley breeders are largely concentrating upon the elite local gene pool but with genotypic evidence suggesting that there is still considerable variation between current recommended cultivars, even those produced as half-sibs by the same breeder. Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) protocols could be substituted for conventional selection for a number of major-gene targets but, in the majority of cases, conventional selection is more resource efficient. Results from current QTL mapping studies have not yet identified sufficiently robust and validated targets for UK barley breeders to adopt MAS to assist in the selection of complex traits such as yield and malting quality. Results from multiple population mapping amongst the elite gene pool being utilised by breeders and from association studies of elite germplasm tested as part of the UK recommended list trial process do, however, show some promise. en
dc.format.extent 9 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Euphytica en
dc.subject Barley en
dc.subject Markers en
dc.subject Major genes en
dc.subject QTLs en
dc.subject Marker assisted selection en
dc.title Molecular barley breeding en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10681-006-9166-8
dc.contributor.institution Department of Law & Criminology en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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