Molecular Markers in Plants

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Robert J. Henry
John Wiley & Sons, Sep 27, 2012 - Science - 216 pages
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Molecular Markers in Plants surveys an array of technologies used in the molecular analysis of plants. The role molecular markers play in plant improvement has grown significantly as DNA sequencing and high-throughput technologies have matured. This timely review of technologies and techniques will provide readers with a useful resource on the latest molecular technologies.

Molecular Markers in Plants not only reviews past achievements, but also catalogs recent advances and looks forward towards the future application of molecular technologies in plant improvement. Opening chapters look at the development of molecular technologies. Subsequent chapters look at a wide range of applications for the use of these advances in fields as diverse as plant breeding, production, biosecurity, and conservation. The final chapters look forward toward future developments in the field.

Looking broadly at the field of molecular technologies, Molecular Markers in Plants will be an essential addition to the library of every researcher, institution, and company working in the field of plant improvement.

 

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Contents

Contents
Evolving Range of Applications of DNA Markers
Sequencing Technologies
Amplicon Sequencingfor Marker
Contents
Limitations of AmpliconBased
Bioinformatics
Acknowledgments
Molecular Markersfor Plant
Index
Molecular Markers for Harnessing
Genetic VariantDiscovery andIts
Agronomically Important Crop Species
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The Future
NovelApproaches or Platforms for Plant Breeding

Transcriptome Sequencingfor Marker Discovery
Improvement
nucleotide polymorphismsSNPsand
Applications of Molecular Markers

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About the author (2012)

Robert J. Henry is Professor of Innovation in Agriculture at the University of Queensland and Director of the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation.

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