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Title Genetics and genomics of cotton / edited by Andrew H. Paterson
Published New York : Springer, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 509 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Plant genetics and genomics : crops and models ; 3
Plant genetics and genomics: Crops and models ; v. 3
Contents Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models; Genetics and Genomics of Cotton; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Part 1: Natural History and Genetic Diversity; Evolution and Natural History of the Cotton Genus; 1 Introduction to Gossypium diversity; 2 Origin of the Genus Gossypium; 3 Diversification and Speciation of the Diploid Cotton Species; 3.1 Australian Species; 3.2 African-Asian Species; 3.3 American Diploid Species; 4 Origin and Diversification of the Polyploid Cottons; 5 Phylogenetic Relationships in the Genus; 6 Seed and Fiber Diversity and Seed Dispersal
3 In Situ and Ex Situ Germplasm ResourcesReferences; The Worldwide Gene Pools of Gossypium arboreum L. and G. herbaceum L., and Their Improvement; 1 Introduction; 2 Origin and Evolution of Diploid Cultivated Cotton; 3 Domestication and Distribution of Diploid Cultivated Cotton; 3.1 Gossypium herbaceum; 3.2 Gossypium arboreum; 3.3 Distribution of Diploid Cultivated Cotton in India; 4 Present Status of Diploid Cotton Cultivation; 5 Germplasm Resources; 5.1 Status of Germplasm Collections; 5.2 Germplasm Expedition; 6 Genetic Diversity; 7 Relationship with Species of Other Genomes
6 Cotton Improvement6.1 Efforts by the Early Seedsmen; 6.2 Contemporary Cotton Breeding; 6.3 Developmental Breeding; 6.4 Further Research Areas of Value; 7 Summary; References; The Worldwide Gene Pool of Gossypium barbadense L. and Its Improvement; 1 The Structure of Species Diversity; 2 Origins and Development of Modern Improved Germplasm; 2.1 Sea Island Cottons; 2.2 Egyptian Cottons; 2.3 American Pima Cottons; 2.4 Other Improved Germplasm Pools; 2.5 Current Breeding Methods and Goals; 2.6 Diversity within Cultivated G. barbadense and the Role of Introgression
7 Genetic Diversity in the Cultivated Cottons8 Diversity and Crop Improvement; References; The Worldwide Gene Pool of G. hirsutum and its Improvement; 1 Introduction; 2 Evolutionary Structure; 2.1 Gossypium Gene Pools; 3 Cotton Domestication; 3.1 The Races of G. hirsutum; 3.1.1 Phylogenetic Categorizations; 3.2 Upland Cotton; 3.2.1 United States Cotton Belt Groupings; 3.2.2 Other Domesticated Subtypes; 4 Phenotypic Consequences of Cotton Domestication; 4.1 Domestication Syndrome of Cotton; 5 The Genetic Consequences of Domestication; 5.1 Genetic Similarity of the Modern Germplasm
8 Breeding Cultivated Diploids8.1 Diploid Cotton Breeding Centers and Breeding Objectives; 8.2 Pattern of Variability; 8.3 Breeding Approaches; 8.3.1 Seed Cotton Yield Improvement; 8.3.2 Boll Size and Fiber Quality Improvement; 8.3.3 Disease Resistance and Insect Tolerance; 9 Genetic Materials for Biotechnological Studies; References; Part 2: Genomic Tools, Resources and Approaches; Gossypium DNA Markers: Types, Numbers, and Uses; 1 Introduction; 2 Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP); 2.1 Basis of the Method; 2.2 Application to Phylogenetic and Diversity Studies
Summary The Gossypium (cotton) genus presents novel opportunities to advance our understanding of the natural world and its organic evolution. This book covers the structure, function, and evolution of the Gossypium genome. It also covers the formation of a single polyploid from two (among 8) diploid genome types, and the radiation of this polyploid
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cotton -- Genetics.
Gossypium -- genetics.
Form Electronic book
Author Paterson, Andrew H., 1960-
ISBN 0387708103