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Analysis and answers to frequently asked questions in quantitative trait locus mapping
QTL mapping is an important step in gene fine mapping, map-based cloning, and the efficient use of gene information in molecular breeding. Questions are frequently met and asked in the application of QTL mapping in practical ...
Using economics to explain spatial diversity in a wheat crop: examples from Australia and China
Spatial diversity indicators may serve an important function for policymakers as they seek to manage crop genetic diversity and potential externalities associated with diffusion of some types of genetically improved crops. ...
Perspective on global and Chinese wheat industry
As the second most important food crop in China, wheat plays a significant role in food safety The world food crisis is partly due to the decline of wheat stocks. In 2007, severe climate condition and decreased planting ...
QTL mapping for resistance to SCMV in chinese maize germplasm
(Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura, Unità di Ricerca per la Valorizzazione qualitativa dei cereali, 2003)
In this report we identified QTLs conferring resistance to Sugarcane Mosaic Virus (SCMV) and their use in marker-assisted selection (MAS) was described. The genetic linkage map covering 1543 cM on ten chromosomes with an ...
Issues regarding targeting and adoption of quality protein maize (QPM)
Improvements in the production characteristics of quality protein maize (QPM) are currently leading to its reintroduction in various areas of the world, both for human and animal consumption. Although the improved QPM ...