Genetics and Genomics of Cucurbitaceae

Genetics and Genomics of Cucurbitaceae

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319841359
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/20/2018
Series: Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models , #20
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 430
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Rebecca Grumet
Michigan State University
Department of Horticulture
Lansing, Michigan
USA


Dr. Nurit Katzir
Agricultural Research Organization
Newe Ya'ar Research Center
Ramat Yishay
Israel

Dr. Jordi Garcia-Mas
IRTA Institute of Agro-food Research and Technology
Center for Research in Agricultural Genomics
CSIS-IRTA-UAB
Plant and Animal Genomics
Barcelona
Spain

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Cultivation and uses of cucurbits.- Evolution and phylogeny of the cucurbits.- Genetic Resources of Melon.- Genetic resources of cucumber.- Genetic resources of watermelon.- Genetic resources of Cucurbita spp.- Genetic resources for minor cucurbit crops.- Genetic mapping of complex traits in cucurbits (populations, genetic maps and traits).- The melon genome.- The cucumber genome.- The watermelon genome.- Cucurbita genome(s).- The genome of minor cucurbit crops.- Comparative genomics of the Cucurbitaceae.- Organellar genomes of the cucurbits.- Databases and bioinformatics for cucurbit species.- Cucurbit mutants and tilling populations.- Genetic transformation of cucurbit species.- VIGS and functional analyses.- Phloem.- Grafting.- Floral sex expression.- Fruit growth and development.- Fruit quality.- Genomic/transcriptomic analysis.- Sugar and organic acids.- Aroma.- Color.- Fruit ripening.- Disease resistance.- Phytochemistry.- Abiotic stress.- Bridging classical and genomic approaches to cucurbit breeding.- Opportunities for genomic applications to cucurbit breeding.

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