Cereals and Millets by Prasanta K. Subudhi, Takuji Sasaki, Gurdev S. Khush (auth.),

By Prasanta K. Subudhi, Takuji Sasaki, Gurdev S. Khush (auth.), Chittaranjan Kole (eds.)

Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants offers the present prestige of the elucidation and development of plant genomes of financial curiosity. the point of interest is on genetic and actual mapping, positioning, cloning, tracking of fascinating genes by means of molecular breeding and the newest advances in genomics. The sequence contains seven volumes: Cereals and Millets; Oilseeds; Pulses, Sugar and Tuber plants; culmination and Nuts; greens; Technical vegetation; and woodland Trees.

Cereals and millets shape the best team of box vegetation, supplying staple nutrition for many of the earth’s inhabitants. This quantity, with contributions through 27 eminent scientists, contains chapters on rice, wheat, maize, barley, oats, rye, sorghum, pearl millet, foxtail millet and finger millet. The emphasis is on complicated examine at the significant vegetation, together with the version vegetation maize and rice, in addition to on destiny street maps of genomic learn for the less-often thought of yet both deserving cereals and millets.

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2000) mapped 11 QTLs conferring resistance to bacterial leaf streak on six chromosomes. Six of the QTLs were detected in both seasons. Five QTLs with the largest effects were significant in both seasons. The detected QTLs explained 85% of the genetic variation in 1997. Bulked segregant analysis of the extremes of the F2 population identified three QTLs of large effect. Graphical genotyping and linkage analyses with molecular markers were used by Hayano-Saito et al. (1998), who determined the chromosomal location of the rice stripe disease resistance gene Stvb(i) from indica rice cv “Modan” on chromosome 11 between XNpb220 and XNpb257/XNpb254.

1996 Rybka et al. 1997 Kaji and Ogawa 1996 deAraújo et al. 2004 Zhou et al. 2004 Zhong 156 Gumei 2 RGA3620 RGA7470 12 6 Zhuang et al. 2002 Zhuang et al. 2002 – CDO 226 11 Fuji et al. 1995 Modan ST10, XNpb257 11 Hayano-Saito et al. 1998 Chapter 1 Rice 19 Table 3. (continued) Gene Rice Tungro Spherical virus RTSV Yellow mottle virus RYMV Source of resistance Linked markers ARC11554 RZ262 Azucena RG341/RG869 (Table 3), only two such resistance genes, Pi-b and Pita, have been isolated and characterized (Wang et al.

Using F3 families from a B5 × Minghui 63 cross, Huang et al. 3% of the phenotypic variation and are different from at least nine of the ten previously identified BPH resistance genes. Xu et al. (2002b) mapped seven main-effect QTLs and many epistatic QTL pairs onto 12 rice chromosomes in an RIL population from the Lemont × Teqing cross. The main-effect and epistatic QTLs together accounted for more than 70% of the total phenotypic variation in damage scores. Teqing contributed the resistance allele at four main-effect QTLs, and the Lemont allele resulted in resistance at the other three.

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