2. Genetic Markers and Plant Genetic Resource Management

  1. Jules Janick
  1. P. K. Bretting and
  2. Mark P. Widrlechner

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch2

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

How to Cite

Bretting, P. K. and Widrlechner, M. P. (2010) Genetic Markers and Plant Genetic Resource Management, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 NOV 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471573432

Online ISBN: 9780470650059

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Keywords:

  • genetic markers and plant genetic resource management;
  • plant germplasm, genetic markers and analytical methods;
  • genetic markers - morphology, karyotypic/cytogenetic and secondary metabolites;
  • plant genetic resource management;
  • assessing collection gaps and redundancies;
  • maintaining trueness-to-type;
  • monitoring shifts in population genetic structure - in heterogeneous germplasm;
  • monitoring genetic shifts - caused by differential viability in storage;
  • monitoring germplasm viability and health;
  • genetic enhancement and utilization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plant Germplasm, Genetic Markers, and Analytical Methods

  • Plant Genetic Resource Management

  • Concluding Remarks and Future Prospects

  • Literature Cited