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Applications of pedigree-based genome mapping in wheat and barley breeding programs.

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Christopher, M., Mace, E., Jordan, D., McGowan, P., Delacy, I., Banks, P., Sheppard, J., Butler, D. and Poulsen, D. (2007) Applications of pedigree-based genome mapping in wheat and barley breeding programs. Euphytica, 154 (3). pp. 307-316.

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Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10681-006-9199-z

Publisher URL: http://www.springerlink.com


The aim of the pedigree-based genome mapping project is to investigate and develop systems for implementing marker assisted selection to improve the efficiency of selection and increase the rate of genetic gain in breeding programs. Pedigree-based whole genome marker application provides a vehicle for incorporating marker technologies into applied breeding programs by bridging the gap between marker-trait association and marker implementation. We report on the development of protocols for implementation of pedigree-based whole genome marker analysis in breeding programs within the Australian northern winter cereals region. Examples of applications from the Queensland DPI&F wheat and barley breeding programs are provided, commenting on the use of microsatellites and other types of molecular markers for routine genomic analysis, the integration of genotypic, phenotypic and pedigree information for targeted wheat and barley lines, the genomic impacts of strong selection pressure in case study pedigrees, and directions for future pedigree-based marker development and analysis.

Item Type:Article
Corporate Creators:Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), Agri-Science, Crop and Food Science, Plant Science
Business groups:Crop and Food Science
Additional Information:© Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Keywords:Pedigree mapping; molecular markers; whole genome; Hordeum vulgare; Triticum aestivum.
Subjects:Plant culture > Field crops > Barley
Science > Biology > Genetics > Quantitative genetics (esp. Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) articles)
Plant culture > Propagation
Plant culture > Field crops > Wheat
Live Archive:27 Jan 2009 00:08
Last Modified:03 Sep 2021 16:43

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