Biotechnologies for Plant Mutation Breeding

Protocols

by Joanna Jankowicz-Cieslak, Thomas H. Tai, Jochen Kumlehn, Bradley J. Till

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Book Description


This book offers 19 detailed protocols on the use of induced mutations in crop breeding and functional genomics studies, which cover topics including chemical and physical mutagenesis, phenotypic screening methods, traditional TILLING and TILLING by sequencing, doubled haploidy, targeted genome editing, and low-cost methods for the molecular characterization of mutant plants that are suitable for laboratories in developing countries. The collection of protocols equips users with the techniques they need in order to start a program on mutation breeding or functional genomics using both forward and reverse-genetic approaches. Methods are provided for seed and vegetatively propagated crops (e.g. banana, barley, cassava, jatropha, rice) and can be adapted for use in other species.

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Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2017
Pages
343
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319450193
ISBN10
3319450190
ISBN13 Digital
9783319450216
ISBN10 Digital
3319450212
PDF Size
7.7 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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