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Putting Plant Physiology on the Map: Genetical Analysis of Developmental and Adaptive Traits

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: The New Phytologist Symposium Series Volume: 2

Edited By: H Thomas and JF Farrar

177 pages, 2 col & 26 illus, 50 figs, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Apr 1998 | #81298 | ISBN: 0521646545
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About this book

The technologies for analysing genomes are becoming so efficient and productive that biology is being swept along on a tidal wave of genetic information. More than ever before, physiologists are needed to help sort out what, if anything, all this DNA does. This volume comprises a collection of case studies in which careful analysis of developmental and adaptive characters by plant physiologists and biochemists has been given a new and immensely fruitful dimension by assigning these traits to molecular maps. These edited papers were presented at the Second New Phytologist Symposium, held at the University of Wales, Bangor in April 1997. The meeting captured the excitement of a time when disciplines are combining synergistically to revitalise whole areas of traditional plant science, and this volume is a timely record of the event.

The book can be recommended to all interested in genetical mapping. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science


1. Genetic Approaches To Plant Physiology 2. From Phenotype Via QTL To Virtual Phenotype In Microseris (Asteraceae): Predictions From Multilocus Marker Genotypes 3. Genetic Analysis Of Some Flowering Time And Adaptive Traits In Wheat 4. Introgression, Tagging And Expression Of A Leaf Senescence Gene In Festulolium 5. Repeated Sequence Markers In Pea (Pisum Sativum) 6. B Chromosomes: A Physiological Enigma 7. Dissecting Drought- And Cold-Tolerance Traits In The Lolium-Festuca Complex By Introgression Mapping 8. Dehydrins: Genes, Proteins, And Associations With Phenotypic Traits 9. Introgression Of Salt-Tolerance Genes From Thinopyrum Bessarabicum Into Wheat 10. Quantitative Trait Loci Associated With Stomatal Conductance, Leaf Rolling And Heading Date Mapped In Upland Rice (Oryza Sativa) 11. A Cytogenetic Approach To The Improvement Of Aluminium Tolerance In Wheat 12. Relationships Between Relative Water Content And Growth Parameters Under Water Stress In Barley: A QTL Study 13. Genetic Analysis And Physiology Of A Trait For Enhanced K+/Na+ Discrimination In Wheat 14. Looking For Molecular And Physiological Markers Of Osmotic Adjustment In Sunflower 15. Development Of Laboratory-Based Methods For Assessing Seedling Thermotolerance In Pearl Millet 16. Locating Genotypes And Genes For Abiotic Stress Tolerance In Barley: A Strategy Using Maps, Markers And The Wild Species 17. Mapping Physiological Traits In Barley 18. Correlating Molecular Markers With Physiological Expression In Hordeum, A Developing Approach Using Stable Isotopes 19. Markers And Mapping: We Are All Geneticists Now.

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