Brassica by G. Rakow (auth.), Professor Dr. Eng-Chong Pua, Professor Dr.

By G. Rakow (auth.), Professor Dr. Eng-Chong Pua, Professor Dr. Carl J. Douglas (eds.)

Recent advances in plant cellphone and molecular biology have opened new avenues for the development of crop vegetation within the genus "Brassica" - oilseeds and greens of globally financial value. This quantity studies advances in quite a few components of "Brassica" biotechnology. It covers using rapid-cycle brassicas, tissue tradition and gene move, molecular genetics, biotic and abiotic pressure resistance, and molecular farming. members are world-leading foreign "Brassica" researchers. the amount is a useful reference for plant breeders, researchers and graduate scholars within the fields of plant biotechnology, agronomy, horticulture, genetics, and cellphone and molecular biology.

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The artificial B. napus is called “resynthesized” because the species already exists in nature. Comparison of Parental and Polyploid Phenotypes. Polyploids are identified by their increase in chromosome number; however, this can be difficult to determine in Brassica species. Simpler diagnostic features for polyploidy include an increase in pollen and guard cell size, which can be seen easily under the microscope. Resynthesized species of B. napus have many intermediate characters compared with their diploid progenitor species, and use of a dominant white flower B.

Manuscript). These experiments can be enhanced by the addition of RCBr diploids and polyploids. The Brassica genus includes polyploid species that have arisen relatively recently from three diploid ancestors (U 1935). The diploid species are B. rapa (AA genome, n = 10), B. nigra (BB genome, n = 8), and B. oleracea (CC genome, n = 9). These diploid species have hybridized and doubled their chromosomes to create three polyploid species: B. juncea (AABB genome, n = 18), B. carinata (BBCC genome, n = 17), and B.

In: Rapeseed in a changing world. Proceedings of the 8th International Rapeseed Congress 4. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, pp 1102–1107 Howell EC, Barker GC, Jones GH, Kearsey MJ, King GJ, Kop EP, Ryder CD, Teakle GR, Vicente JG, Armstrong SJ (2002) Integration of the cytogenetic and genetic linkage maps of Brassica oleracea. Genetics 161:1225–1234 Jackson S, Cheng Z, Wang ML, Goodman H, Jiang JM (2000) Comparative fluorescence in situ hybridization mapping of a 431 kb Arabidopsis thaliana bacterial artificial chromosome contig reveals the role of chromosomal duplications in the expansion of the Brassica rapa genome.

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