Tag: QTL mapping

QTL mapping of adult-plant resistance to leaf rust in a RIL population derived from a cross of wheat cultivars Shanghai 3/Catbird and Naxos

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2014 Yue Zhou; Yan Ren; Lillemo, M.; Zhanjun Yao; Peipei Zhang; Xianchun Xia; He Zhonghu;Zaifeng Li; Daqun Liu Leaf rust is an important wheat disease and utilization of adult-plant resistance (APR) may be the best approach to achieve long-term protection...

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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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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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QTL mapping of adult-plant resistance to stripe rust in a population derived from common wheat cultivars Naxos and Shanghai 3/Catbird

Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 2012 Yan Ren, Zhonghu He, Jia Li, Morten Lillemo, Ling Wu, Bin Bai, Qiongxian Lu, Huazhong Zhu, Gang Zhou and Jiuyuan Du, et al. Stripe rust, caused by Puccinia striiformis Westend. f. sp. tritici Erikss., is a severe foliar disease of common wheat (Triticum...

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Computer simulation in plant breeding

Published in Advances in Agronomy 116: 219-264, 2012 Xin Li, Chengsong Zhu, Jiankang Wang and Jianming Yu As a bridge between theory and experimentation, computer simulation has become a powerful tool in scientific research, providing not only preliminary validation of theories but also guidelines...

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