Molecular markers based approaches to drought tolerance.

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dc.contributor.author Yadav, Rattan S.
dc.contributor.author Sehgal, Deepmala
dc.contributor.editor D, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-25T16:39:10Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-25T16:39:10Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-25
dc.identifier.citation Yadav , R S & Sehgal , D 2010 , ' Molecular markers based approaches to drought tolerance. ' . S D (ed.) , in : Jain . Springer , pp. 207-230 . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 155659
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/4564
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/4564
dc.description Sehgal, D., Yadav, R. S. (2009). Molecular markers based approaches to drought tolerance. Pages 207-230 in: Jain, S Mohan; Brar, D. S. (Eds.), Molecular Techniques in Crop Improvement, 2nd Edition. Springer, ISBN:9048129664. en
dc.description.abstract The first edition of this book, 'Molecular techniques in crop improvement', published in 2002, provided comprehensive information on the latest tools and techniques of molecular genetics and applications in crop improvement, and highlighted molecular genetics from the perspective of plant breeders. Since then, major advances have been made in molecular tagging of genes/QTLs governing complex agronomic traits, identification of candidate genes and in applying marker assisted breeding for tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses and quality traits. Recent advances in transgenic technologies, genome sequencing and functional genomics offer tremendous opportunities to support plant breeding programs. We have covered new developments in molecular biology and their potential applications in plant breeding in this second edition. The book has a total of 31 chapters and divided into 4 sections: A) Plant breeding in the genomics era, B) Molecular markers and their application, C) Genomics, and D) Transgenic technologies. The book features major topics, which are QTL analysis, comparative genomics, functional genomics, bioinformatics, DNA marker technology automation, gene-based marker systems, application of molecular markers for tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses as well as in germplasm conservation, gene pyramiding, gene silencing, TILLING, CISGENESIS, microarray, metabolomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, microRNAs, marker-free transformation, gene targeting/homologous recombination, and genetic engineering. This book will be especially useful to scientists engaged in molecular genetics and plant breeding. It will also be a valuable book for the graduate and post graduate students specialising in crop science, genetics, plant breeding and biotechnology. en
dc.format.extent 24 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Springer
dc.relation.ispartof Jain en
dc.title Molecular markers based approaches to drought tolerance. en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Book chapter en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en


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