By Dave Edwards, Jacqueline Batley, Isobel Parkin, Chittaranjan Kole
The e-book describes the heritage of Brassica oilseed plants, introduces the Brassica genome, its evolution, variety, classical genetic reviews, and breeding. It additionally delves into molecular genetic linkage and actual maps, growth with genome sequencing projects, mutagenesis methods for trait development, proteomics, metabolomics, and bioinformatics. The concluding portion offers unique tools for complete genome marker assisted breeding and the genetics and genomics of significant characteristics together with sickness resistance, herbivory, insect and abiotic pressure resistance, and discusses the longer term clients for Brassica development via genomics. This quantity offers a state-of-the-moment view of present Brassica genetics, genomics, and breeding learn, that's the basis for the ongoing realizing of oilseed Brassica species, their genomes, evolution, and additional power as vital meals and biofuel vegetation.
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2007). B. napus comprises two subspecies; B. napus ssp. napobrassica (swedes) and B. napus ssp. napus (oilseed and vegetable rape; King 2007). Oilseed B. napus is the species from which canola, the first improved commercial variety of oilseed rape, was developed (see Section 4). Canola is cultivated for canola oil and derives its name from “Canadian oil” in reference to its country of origin. Spring varieties of oilseed B. napus are predominant in Canada, Australia and northern Europe while Asia and the remainder of Europe principally grow winter varieties, which require a prolonged cold-period for flowering (Kimber and McGregor 1995; Snowdon et al.
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1999; Gómez-Campo 1999; Warwick et al. 2009). In B. napus, backcrossing programs with such germplasm were responsible for successfully incorporating low erucic acid and glucosinolate content into commercial canola varieties (Snowdon et al. 2007; Chapters 4 and 11). In addition to nutritional seed properties, agronomic traits important in canola breeding programs include cytoplasmic and nuclear male sterility, resistance to diseases (Chapter 14) and insects (Chapter 15), tolerance to temperature, salt and drought stress (Chapter 13) as well as selection for early maturing and reductions in lodging, weed effects and seed shattering (Snowdon et al.