All Shops

Go to British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £25 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Genetics

Association Mapping in Plants

Edited By: NC Oraguzie, EHA Rikkerink, SE Gardiner and HN de Silva
277 pages, Figs, tabs, col plates
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Association Mapping in Plants
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Association Mapping in Plants ISBN: 9780387358444 Hardback Jan 2007 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
    £179.99
    #162984
Selected version: £179.99
About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

For the past decade, there has been success in using conventional map-based strategies in identification and cloning of quantitative trait loci (QTL) in model plant species including tomato and Arabidopsis. These quantitative traits are generally the products of many loci with varying degrees of effect upon the observed phenotypes. Recently, a new approach to genetic mapping has emerged called association mapping. This new technique takes into account the thousands of genes to evaluate for QTL effect and is a more efficient approach that does not require generation of segregating populations/large numbers of progeny. As it can utilize all of the historic recombination events in a diverse population of individuals it can generate higher resolution genetic maps and, is needed to complement current map based cloning methods.

Association Mapping in Plants provides both basic and advanced understanding of association mapping and an awareness of population genomics tools to facilitate mapping and identification of the underlying causes of quantitative trait variation in plants. It acts as a useful review of the marker technology, the statistical methodology, and the progress to date. It also offers guides to the use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in association studies.

Contents

Introduction.- An Overview of Association Mapping.- Linkage Disequilibrium.- What Are SNPs?- Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Discovery.- Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotyping in Plants.- SNP Applications in Plants.- Linkage Disequilibrium Mapping Concepts.- Statistical Analysis and Experimental Design.- Linkage Disequilibrium-Based Association Mapping in Forage Species.- Gene-Assisted Selection: Applications of Association Genetics for Forest Tree Breeding.- Prospects of Association Mapping in Perennial Horticultural Crops.- Keyword Index.

Customer Reviews

Biography

Dr. Nnadozie C. Oraguzie is a Senior Scientist in Genetics at the Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand Ltd (HortResearch). Dr. Erik H. A. Rikkerink is a Science Leader at HortResearch, New Zealand. Dr. Susan E. Gardiner is a Principal Scientist and leader of the Gene Mapping research team at HortResearch, New Zealand. Dr. H. Nihal De Silva is a Senior Scientist of Biometrics at HortResearch, New Zealand.

Edited By: NC Oraguzie, EHA Rikkerink, SE Gardiner and HN de Silva
277 pages, Figs, tabs, col plates
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Media reviews

From the reviews: "Association mapping in plants is a timely, well-planned book that covers most topics related to association mapping in plants ! as well as giving insights into the potential impact of association mapping in plant breeding programmes. ! can be used both as an introductory book for students and as a manual to design experiments and analyse genetic association date by experienced researchers or breeding program managers. ! In conclusion, we recommend Association mapping in plants as an excellent book to researchers and professionals ! ." (Santiago C. Gonzalez-Martinez and Delphine Grivet, Annals of Botany, Vol. 104 (6), November, 2009)

Current promotions
Backlist BargainsThe Mammal SocietyOrder your free copy of our 2018 equipment catalogueBritish Wildlife