The oil palm genome /

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Imprint:Cham : Springer, 2020.
Description:1 online resource (165 p.).
Series:Compendium of Plant Genomes
Compendium of plant genomes.
Subject:Oil palm -- Genetics.
Plant reproduction & propagation.
Agricultural science.
Botany & plant sciences.
Science -- Life Sciences -- Botany.
Technology & Engineering -- Agriculture -- General.
Plant breeding.
Plant genetics.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Ithnin, Maizura.
Kushairi, Ahmad.
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Summary:This book compiles the fundamental advances resulting from of oil-palm genome and transcriptome sequencing, and describes the challenges faced and strategies applied in sequencing, assembling and annotating oil palm genome sequences. The availability of genome and transcriptome data has made the mining of a high number of new molecular markers useful for genetic diversity as well as marker-trait association studies and the book presents high-throughput genotyping platforms, which allow the detection of QTL regions associated with interesting oil palm traits such as oil unsaturation and yield components using classical genetic and association mapping approaches. Lastly, it also presents the discovery of major genes governing economically important traits of the oil palm. Covering the history of oil palm expansion, classical and molecular cytogenetics, improvements based on wild and advanced genetic materials, and the science of oil palm breeding, the book is a valuable resource for scientists involved in plant genetic research.
Other form:Print version: Ithnin, Maizura The Oil Palm Genome Cham : Springer,c2020 9783030225483
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-030-22
Item Description:Description based upon print version of record.
Physical Description:1 online resource (165 p.).