Tag: Molecular Breeding

Genetic relationships and structure among open-pollinated maize varieties adapted to eastern and southern Africa using microsatellite markers

Published in Molecular Breeding, 2014 Fentaye Kassa Semagn; Magorokosho, C.; Ogugo, V.; Makumbi, D.; Warburton, M.L. Molecular characterization of open-pollinated maize varieties (OPVs) is fundamentally important in maize germplasm improvement. We investigated the extent of genetic differences, patterns...

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Molecular mapping across three populations reveals a QTL hotspot region on chromosome 3 for secondary traits associated with drought tolerance in tropical maize

Published in Molecular Breeding, 2014 Dias Almeida, G.; Nair, S.; Borem, A.; Cairns, J.; Trachsel, S.;Ribaut, J-M; Banziger, M.; Prasanna, B.M.; Crossa, J.; Babu, R. Identifying quantitative trait loci (QTL) of sizeable effects that are expressed in diverse genetic backgrounds across contrasting water...

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Characterization of Yr54 and other genes associated with adult plant resistance to yellow rust and leaf rust in common wheat Quaiu 3

Published in Molecular Breeding, 2013 Basnet, B.R.; Singh, R.P.; Ibrahim, A.M.H.; Herrera-Foessel, S.A.; Huerta-Espino, J.; Lan, C.; Rudd, J.C. Leaf rust (LR) and yellow rust (YR), caused by Puccinia triticina and Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, respectively, are important diseases of wheat....

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Molecular approaches for designing heat tolerant wheat

Published in Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2013 Sundeep Kumar, Prerna Kumari, Uttam Kumar, Monendra Grover, Amit Kumar Singh, Rakesh Singh and R. S. Sengar Global warming is causing changes in temperature rapidly for over two decades. The increased temperature during reproductive...

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Single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping using Kompetitive Allele Specific PCR (KASP): overview of the technology and its application in crop improvement

Published in Molecular Breeding, 2013 Kassa Semagn, Raman Babu, Sarah Hearne and Michael Olsen Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) data can be obtained using one of the numerous uniplex or multiplex SNP genotyping platforms that combine a variety of chemistries, detection methods, and reaction formats....

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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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Identification and mapping of leaf, stem and stripe rust resistance quantitative trait loci and their interactions in durum wheat

Published in Molecular Breeding, 2012 A. Singh, M. P. Pandey, A. K. Singh, R. E. Knox, K. Ammar, J. M. Clarke, F. R. Clarke, R. P. Singh, C. J. Pozniak, R. M. DePauw, B. D. McCallum, R. D. Cuthbert, H. S. Randhawa and T. G. Fetch Jr. Leaf rust (Puccinia triticina Eriks.), stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis...

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