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Potato Genetics

Edited By: JE Bradshaw and GR Mackay

576 pages, illustrations

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Feb 1994 | #32580 | ISBN: 0851988695
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About this book

Includes sections on: Theory and Methods of Genetical Analysis; Cell and Molecular Genetics; Environmental Stress, Morphology and Quality; Inheritance of Resistance to Pests and Diseases; and Potato Breeding.


Contents

Origins Origins of cultivated potatoes and species relationships, J G Hawkes Genome evolution in potatoes M J Wilkinson Theory and methods of genetical analysis + Quantitative genetics theor,@,@ f(@)r tetrasomic inheritance -1 E Bradshaw + Theory for locating quantati/e trait loci / E Bradshaw,, + Use of 2n gametes, G C C Ta@ + Use of 24 chromosome potatoes (diploids and dihapic)lds) for genetical analysis, R Ortiz and S J Peloquin # Production of monohaploids c)f Solanum Tuberosum L- and their use in genetics, molecular biology and breedi@)g, E Jacobson and M 5 Ramanna Cellular and molecular genetics + Tissue culture, G Wenzei # Somoclonal variation, A Kt,mar + Molecular genetics, K N Watanabe Environmental stress, morphology and quality * Environmental stress and its impact on potato yield, M E Vayda Inheritance of morphological and tuber characteristics R Ortiz and Z Huaman Inheritance of table and processing quality, M F B Da)e and G R Mackay Inheritance of resistance to pests and diseases # Inheritance of resistance ti@) r,iematodes, M.S Phillips + Inheritance of resistance t.) iiruses, K M Swiezyrlski # Inheritance of resistance t) late blight V Umaerus al)d M Umaerus + Inheritance of resistance t-) @,,varm-growing-seaso@l fl-ingal diseases J J Pavek and D L Corsit, + Inheritance of resistance to ,)ther fungal diseases R L Wastie Inheritance of resistance to t.)acterial diseases, E--Iphinstone * inheritance of resistance @,D nsects and mites K @'arran et al Potato breeding Breeding strategies for cl(@)nally propagated potatoes ,l E Bradshaw and G R Mackay Breeding potatoes based or true seed propagation 4 M Golmirzaie, P Malagamba and N Pallis Introgression of genes frc@m wild species including molecular ar)d (-ellular approaches, J G Th Hermsen


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