Tag: genetics

Progress towards genetics and breeding for minor genes based resistance to Ug99 and other rusts in CIMMYT high yielding spring wheat

Published in Journal of Integrative Agriculture 13 (2) : 255-261, 2014 Singh, R.P.; Herrera-Foessel, S.; Huerta-Espino, J.; Sukhwinder Singh; Bhavani, S.; Caixia Lan;Basnet, B.R. Wheat rusts continue to cause significant losses worldwide despite major efforts given to their genetic control. This is...

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QTL for yield and associated traits in the Seri/Babax population grown across several environments in Mexico, in the West Asia, North Africa, and South Asia regions

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126 (4) : 971-984, 2013 Marta S. Lopes, Matthew P. Reynolds, C. Lynne McIntyre, Ky L. Mathews, M. R. Jalal Kamali, Moussa Mossad, Yousef Feltaous, Izzat S. A. Tahir, Ravish Chatrath, Francis Ogbonnaya and  Michael Baum Heat and drought adaptive quantitative...

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Genetics of resistance to yellow rust in PBW343 × Kenya Kudu recombinant inbred line population and mapping of a new resistance gene YrKK

Published in Molecular Breeding, 2013 Zaifeng Li, Sukhwinder Singh, Ravi P. Singh, Eric E. López-Vera and  Julio Huerta-Espino Yellow or stripe rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, is an important disease of common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) worldwide. A recombinant inbred line (RIL)...

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QTL analysis of the spring wheat ‘Chapio’ identifies stable stripe rust resistance despite inter-continental genotype × environment interactions

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2013 E.-N. Yang, G. M. Rosewarne, S. A. Herrera-Foessel,  J. Huerta-Espino,  Z.-X. Tang, C.-F. Sun,  Z.-L. Ren and R. P. Singh Chapio is a spring wheat developed by CIMMYT in Mexico by a breeding program that focused on multigenic resistances to leaf...

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QTL mapping in three tropical maize populations reveals a set of constitutive and adaptive genomic regions for drought tolerance

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2012 Gustavo Dias Almeida, Dan Makumbi, Cosmos Magorokosho, Sudha Nair, Aluízio Borém, Jean-Marcel Ribaut, Marianne Bänziger, Boddupalli M. Prasanna, Jose Crossa and Raman Babu Despite numerous published reports of quantitative trait loci (QTL) for drought-related...

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New book in the library : The genome generation

The genome generation Elizabeth Finkel ISBN: 978-0522856477 Melbourne University Press xiv, 274 pages The year 2001 marked the moment when scientists first read the 3 billion letters of DNA that make up the human genome. This breakthrough begged questions such as What have we learned about evolution?...

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