Molecular breeding for the genetic improvement of forage crops and turf : proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on the Molecular Breeding of Forage and Turf, a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, July 2005, Aberystwyth, Wales
Provides an account of progress and potential in the genetic improvement of grassland to meet all needs. This book includes work on a range of temperate and tropical grassland species, and is of interest to those concerned with grassland use in livestock-based agriculture, recreation, environmental protection, bio-industry, and more.
Print Book, English, 2005
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, 2005
Conference papers and proceedings
286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Foreword; Table of contents; Keynote presentations; Section 1 Objectives, benefits and targets of molecular breeding; Section 2 Linkage/physical mapping and map-based cloning of genes; Section 3 QTL analysis and trait dissection; Section 4 Genomics, model species, gene discovery and functional analysis; Section 5 Use of molecular markers and bioinformatics in breeding; Section 6 Genetics and breeding for symbiosis; Section 7 Transgenics for research and breeding including risk assessment; Section 8 Genetic diversity, genetic resources and breeding systems; Keyword index; Author index