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  Environmental & Social Studies  Natural Resource Use & Depletion  Agriculture & Food

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Potato

Edited By: James M Bradeen and Chittaranjan Kole
300 pages, b/w & col illus
Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Potato
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Potato ISBN: 9781578087150 Hardback May 2011 Usually dispatched within 6 days
Selected version: £90.00
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

In this volume, world leaders in potato research review historical and contemporary potato research resulting in advances in nutritional quality, yield, disease and insect resistance, processability, plant growth and development, and other aspects. Also reviewed is research yielding significant molecular resources facilitating breeding, linkage and gene mapping, cytology, functional and structural genomics, and proteomics and metabolomics. Finally, future research developments that are likely to significantly advance efforts to understand and improve the potato are explored.


Introduction to Potato: J.M. Bradeen and K.G. Haynes A Brief History of the Potato Potato Morphology Potato Taxonomy, Related Species, and Crossability Potato Production Statistics Potato Nutritional Content Future Prospects for Potato Research and Production Classical Genetics and Traditional Breeding: D. Carputo and L. Frusciante Introduction Conventional Breeding Methods Breeding Objectives Molecular Breeding for Potato Improvement: D. De Koeyer, H. Chen and V. Gustafson Introduction: Molecular Breeding--the Beginning of a New Era Germplasm and Variety Characterization Marker-assisted Gene Introgression Breeding Strategies Incorporating DNA Markers Transgenic Breeding Conclusions Molecular Linkage Maps: Strategies, Resources and Achievements: H. Mann, M. Iorizzo, L. Gao, N.D'Agostino,D. Carputo, M.L. Chiusano and J.M. Bradeen Introduction Brief History of Mapping Efforts in Potato Evolution of Marker Types: RFLPs to SNPs Potato Mapping Populations: Structures and Strategies Linkage Maps as Tools for Comparative Genomics: Accessing Biodiversity Mapping and Tagging of Simply Inherited Traits: J.C. Kuhl Introduction Virus Resistance Nematode Resistance Late Blight Resistance Conclusions Mapping Complex Potato Traits: G.J. Bryan Introduction Complex Traits in Potato Quantitative Pest and Disease Resistance Tuber Life-cycle Traits: Dormancy and Tuberization Tuber Morphological Traits: Tuber Shape and Eye Depth Tuber Quality Traits How Can the Genes for Potato Quantitative Traits be Identified? Population Genetics and Association Mapping: C. Gebhardt Introduction Potato Populations for Association Mapping Phenotypic Variation Detection and Scoring of DNA Variation Association Test Statistics Association Studies in Potato Conclusions and Outlook Cloning of Late Blight Resistance Genes: Strategies and Progress: J.M. Bradeen Introduction Potato R Gene Cloning Strategies Progress Towards Cloning Late Blight R Genes: A Timeline Future Prospects Application of Molecular Cytogenetics in Fundamental and Applied Research of Potato: T. Gavrilenko Introduction FISH Karyotyping and Physical Mapping of Potato Chromosomes Studying Natural and Artificial Polyploids by Genomic In Situ Hybridization Practical Applications of Molecular Cytogenetics Functional Genomics: Transcriptomics: X.-Q. Li Introduction Transcriptomics Technologies and Resources Generated Regulation of the Transcriptome Application of Transcriptomics Resources Concluding Remarks and Prospects Proteomics and Metabolomics: A.D. Hegeman Introduction Methodology Current State of (Untargeted) Potato Proteomics and Metabolomics Potato Protein and Metabolite Quality Traits Evaluation of Potato Tuber Nutrition, Safety and Genetic Modifications Conclusions Future Challenges and Prospects: T. Wendt and E. Mullins Introduction Challenges Prospects Conclusion

Customer Reviews

Edited By: James M Bradeen and Chittaranjan Kole
300 pages, b/w & col illus
Current promotions
Handbook of the mammals of the world batsJohns Hopkins University PressBritish WildlifeNest Box Price List 2019