4. Synteny in the Rosaceae

  1. Jules Janick
  1. Pere Arús1,
  2. Toshiya Yamamoto2,
  3. Elisabeth Dirlewanger3 and
  4. Albert G. Abbott4

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470650349.ch4

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27

How to Cite

Arús, P., Yamamoto, T., Dirlewanger, E. and Abbott, A. G. (2005) Synteny in the Rosaceae, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470650349.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department de Genètica Vegetal, Laboratori de Genètica Molecular Vegetal, CSIC-IRTA, Carretera de Cabrils s/n; 08348, Cabrils, Spain

  2. 2

    National Institute of Fruit Tree Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8605, Japan

  3. 3

    INRA, Unité de Recherches sur les Espèces Fruitières et la Vigne, B.P. 81, F-33 883 Villenave d'Ornon cedex, France

  4. 4

    Department of Genetics, Biochemistry and Life Science Studies, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471732136

Online ISBN: 9780470650349



  • synteny in the Rosaceae;
  • genetic maps in main Rosaceae species;
  • Rosaceae, large and diverse family - deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs and herbs;
  • biochemical and DNA-based marker ability - identifying homologous loci in different species;
  • synteny, occurrence of two or more genes on same chromosome;
  • genetic maps;
  • linkage maps of apple and pear;
  • SSR markers, best choice for comparing and aligning - genetic linkage maps within species;
  • other genetic resources of interest for map comparison;
  • Genome Database for Rosaceae (GDR)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Maps in the Main Rosaceae Species

  • Map Comparisons

  • Other Genetic Resources of Interest for Map Comparison

  • Future Prospects

  • Literature Cited