6. High-Throughput Genetic Dissection of Seed Dormancy

  1. Philip W. Becraft
  1. Jose M. Barrero,
  2. Colin Cavanagh and
  3. Frank Gubler

Published Online: 5 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118525524.ch6

Seed Genomics

Seed Genomics

How to Cite

Barrero, J. M., Cavanagh, C. and Gubler, F. (2013) High-Throughput Genetic Dissection of Seed Dormancy, in Seed Genomics (ed P. W. Becraft), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118525524.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department, Agronomy Department, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA

Author Information

  1. CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470960158

Online ISBN: 9781118525524



  • seed dormancy, genetic dissection;
  • seed formation/germination delay;
  • seed dormancy, and gene regulation;
  • seed dormancy complexity;
  • gene expression, QTL gene mapping;
  • transcriptomic changes;
  • new sequencing platforms;
  • systems biology approaches;
  • GWAS mapping for marker-trait


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Profiling of Transcriptomic Changes

  • Use of New Sequencing Platforms and Associated Techniques to Study Seed Dormancy

  • Visualization Tools

  • Coexpression Studies and Systems Biology Approaches

  • Mapping Populations for Gene Discovery

  • Perspective

  • Acknowledgments

  • References