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

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

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

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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