Genomic designing of climate-smart cereal crops /

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Imprint:Cham : Springer, 2020.
Description:1 online resource (321 pages)
Subject:Grain -- Genetics.
Grain -- Breeding.
Grain -- Breeding.
Grain -- Genetics.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Kole, Chittaranjan.
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Summary:This book highlights modern methods and strategies to improve cereal crops in the era of climate change, presenting the latest advances in plant molecular mapping and genome sequencing. Spectacular achievements in the fields of molecular breeding, transgenics and genomics in the last three decades have facilitated revolutionary changes in cereal- crop-improvement strategies and techniques. Since the genome sequencing of rice in 2002, the genomes of over eight cereal crops have been sequenced and more are to follow. This has made it possible to decipher the exact nucleotide sequence and chromosomal positions of agroeconomic genes. Most importantly, comparative genomics and genotyping-by-sequencing have opened up new vistas for exploring available biodiversity, particularly of wild crop relatives, for identifying useful donor genes. --
Other form:Print version: Kole, Chittaranjan. Genomic Designing of Climate-Smart Cereal Crops. Cham : Springer, ©2020 9783319933801