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Cover for Capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement using a new selection tool to exploit genetic resources in durum wheat (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Triticum durum</i> Desf.).

This chapter deals with the application of the single seed descent (SSD) method, originally developed to facilitate the selection of recombinant lines, in durum wheat (T. durum) to obtain a set of genotypes potentially retaining most of the variation of this species. A total of 452 accessions,...

Author(s)
Pignone, D.; Paola, D. de; Rapanà, N.; Janni, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using crop wild relatives as sources of useful genes.

This chapter focuses on the investigation of gene variants in some crop gene pools with the view of isolating possible alleles that can be useful in plant breeding and/or in the development of new molecules. Three of these examples, which are described in this chapter, concern MSI proteinase...

Author(s)
Sonnante, G.; Pignone, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper