Published in Acta Agronomica Sinica 40(9) : 1157-1564, 2014
Liu Jin-Dong; Chen Xin-Min; He Zhonghu; Wu Ling; Bai Bin; Li Zai-Feng; Xia Xian-Chun
Pyramiding quantitative trait loci (QTLs) is an effective method to improve resistance to powdery mildew, stripe rust, and leaf rust in common wheat. We...
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....
Published in Plant, Cell and Environment 36 (6) : 1105-1119, 2013
G. Dignat, C. Welcker, M. Sawlins, J.M. Ribaut and F. Tardieu
We have tested to what extent the growth ability of several organs of maize share a common genetic control. Every night, leaf elongation rate reaches a maximum value (LERmax)...
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...
Published in PLoS ONE 7 (6): e38008, 2012
Sukhwinder-Singh, Mateo V. Hernandez, Jose Crossa, Pawan K. Singh, Navtej S. Bains, Kuldeep Singh, Indu Sharma
Stripe rust, leaf rust, tan spot, and Karnal bunt are economically significant diseases impacting wheat production. The objectives of...
Published in Euphytica 186 (1): 265-276, 2012
Sundeep Kumar, Sunish Kumar Sehgal, Uttam Kumar, P. V. Vara Prasad, Arun Kumar Joshi and Bikram Singh Gill
Drought tolerance was investigated in ‘C306’, one of the most drought tolerant wheat cultivars bred in India in the 1960’s. An...
Published in Molecular Breeding 29(1): 43-52, 2012
Dongyun Ma, Jun Yan, Zhonghu He, Ling Wu and Xianchun Xia
Cell wall invertase (CWI) is a critical enzyme for sink tissue development and carbon partition, and has a high association with kernel weight. Characterization of Cwi genes and development...
Karl W. Broman
A Guide to QTL Mapping with R/qtl
Quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping is used to discover the genetic and molecular architecture underlying complex quantitative traits. It has important applications in agricultural, evolutionary, and biomedical...
Published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics 120(2):333-340, 2010
Dissection of the genetic basis of heterosis in an elite maize hybrid by QTL mapping in an immortalized F2 population.
Jihua Tang, Jianbing Yan, Xiqing Ma, Wentao Teng, Weiren Wu, Jingrui Dai, Baldev S. Dhillon, Albrecht E. Melchinger...
Published in Euphytica 166(2): 207-217
Characterization of the effect of a QTL for drought resistance in rice, qtl12.1 , over a range of environments in the Philippines and eastern India
Jérôme Bernier, Arvind Kumar, Ramaiah Venuprasad, Dean Spaner, Satish Verulkar, Nimai P. Mandal, Pramod K. Sinha,...