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Author Razdan, M. K
Title Genetic Improvement of Solanaceous Crops Volume 2 : Tomato
Imprint Enfield : Taylor & Francis Group, 2006
©2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- List of Contributors -- Abbreviations Used Throughout the Book -- 1. History, Origin and Early Cultivation of Tomato (Solanaceae) -- INTRODUCTION -- TAXONOMY -- DISTRIBUTION, HABITATS, MORPHOLOGY, MATING SYSTEMS AND GENETIC RESOURCES OF WILD TOMATOES -- DOMESTICATION OF CULTIVATED TOMATOES-PERU OR MEXICO? -- EARLY HISTORY OF THE CULTIVATED TOMATO IN EUROPE -- SUMMARY -- Acknowledgments -- REFERENCES -- 2. Genetic Resources of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) and WIld Relatives -- CLASSIFICATION AND TAXONOMY -- ORIGIN AND MOLECULAR DIVERSITY OF CULTIVATED TOMATO -- ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE -- GERMPLASM CONSERVATION -- GENETIC DIVERSITY IN Lycopersicon SPECIES -- CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION -- UTILIZATION -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- 3. Cytogenetics and Evolution -- INTRODUCTION -- SOURCES OF VARIATION -- LINKAGE MAPS -- MEIOSIS IN WIDE HYBRIDS -- CHROMOSOME STRUCTURE AND VARIATION -- CONCLUSIONS AND OUTLOOK -- SUMMARY -- Acknowledgements -- REFERENCES -- 4. Expression of Heterosis by Hybridization -- INTRODUCTION -- MANIFESTATION OF HETEROSIS IN TOMATO -- GENETIC BASIS OF HETEROSIS IN TOMATO -- STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING TOMATO HYBRIDS -- IMPROVING THE PROCESS OF HYBRID SEED PRODUCTION -- TOMATO HYBRID ADOPTION IN PRACTICE-HISTORY AND PRESENT SITUATION -- FUTURE PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES IN EXPLOITATION OF HETEROSIS IN TOMATO -- SUMMARY -- Acknowledgments -- REFERENCES -- 5. Traditional and Enhanced Breeding for Quality Traits in Tomato -- INTRODUCTION -- GENETIC VARIABILITY AND INHERITANCE OF QUALITY ATTRIBUTES -- TRADITIONAL BREEDING METHODS -- ENHANCED BREEDING USING MOLECULAR MARKERS -- CONCLUSION: ENHANCED TOMATO BREEDING THANKS TO THE BETTER KNOWLEDGE OF THE GENOME -- REFERENCES -- 6. Genetic Enhancement of Tomato Fruit Nutritive Value -- INTRODUCTION -- MICRONUTRIENTS -- MACRONUTRIENTS
PHYTOANTINUTRIENTS AND ALLERGENS -- BIOPHARMACEUTICALS -- PERSPECTIVES -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- 7. Molecular Markers in Selection of Tomato Germplasm -- AN OVERVIEW OF GENETIC MARKERS IN TOMATO -- ISOZYMES AS TOMATO MOLECULAR MARKERS -- TOMATO DNA MARKERS: THE EARLY YEARS -- MOLECULAR MARKERS AND EXPANDING THE TOMATO GERMPLASM BASE -- MOLECULAR MARKERS IN GENE CLONING -- MOLECULAR MARKERS WITHIN SOLANACEAE FOR TOMATO IMPROVEMENT -- MOLECULAR MARKER DRAWBACKS IN TOMATOES -- FUTURE OF MOLECULAR MARKERS AND TOMATOES -- SUMMARY -- Acknowledgements -- REFERENCES -- 8. Molecular Genetics of Drought Resistance Response in Tomato and Related Species -- DROUGHT AND DROUGHT RESISTANCE PHYSIOLOGY -- GENETICS AND DROUGHT RESISTANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF Lycopersicon -- DROUGHT-INDUCED CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION -- ABA REGULATES SOME OF THE DROUGHT-INDUCED CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION -- EFFECT OF DROUGHT STRESS ON GENE EXPRESSION IN Lycopersicon -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUDING REMARKS -- Acknowledgements -- REFERENCES -- 9. Applications of Genetic Engineering in Tomato -- INTRODUCTION -- PLANT REGENERATION -- GENETIC ENGINEERING -- CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS -- Acknowledgements -- REFERENCES -- 10. Hormonal Control of Fruit Maturation -- INTRODUCTION -- TOMATO FRUIT DEVELOPMENT -- HORMONAL FLUX AND INTERACTIONS DURING FRUIT DEVELOPMENT -- TOMATO MUTANTS: A WINDOW TO HORMONAL REGULATION OF FRUIT DEVELOPMENT -- HORMONAL REGULATION IN CELL DIVISION, SEED FORMATION AND EARLY EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT -- REGULATION OF CELL EXPANSION AND EMBRYO DURING FRUIT MATURATION -- ROLES OF OTHER PLANT GROWTH REGULATORS -- FUTURE PERSPECTIVE -- Acknowledgment -- REFERENCES -- 11. Genetic Control of Fruit Ripening -- INTRODUCTION -- CLIMACTERIC VS NON-CLIMACTERIC RIPENING -- MODEL RIPENING SYSTEMS -- BIOSYNTHESIS AND SIGNALING OF ETHYLENE -- RIPENING-RELATED GENES AND MUTANTS
LIGHT SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION AND RIPENING-RELATED PIGMENTATION -- CELL WALL MODIFICATIONS AND RIPENING -- SUMMARY AND FUTURE PROSPECTS -- Acknowledgements -- REFERENCES -- 12. Genetics and Breeding for Resistance to Bacterial Diseases in Tomato: Prospects for Marker-assisted Selection -- INTRODUCTION -- BACTERIAL CANKER -- BACTERIAL SPECK -- BACTERIAL SPOT -- BACTERIAL WILT -- CONCLUSION AND FUTURE PROSPECTS -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- 13. Breeding for Resistance to Fungal Pathogens -- INTRODUCTION -- SOIL-BORNE DISEASES -- FOLIAR DISEASES -- FRUIT -- REFERENCES -- 14. Breeding for Resistance to Viral pathogens -- INTRODUCTION -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- 15. Resistance in Tomato and Other Lycopersicon Species to Insect and Mite Pests -- INTRODUCTION -- OCCURRENCE AND MECHANISMS OF RESISTANCE -- TRANSGENIC RESISTANCE -- NON-TARGET EFFECTS OF RESISTANCE -- VARIATION IN THE EXPRESSION OF RESISTANCE -- IDENTIFYING RESISTANCE TRAITS -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- 16. Tolerance to Abiotic Stresses -- INTRODUCTION -- TOLERANCE TO SALT STRESS -- TOLERANCE TO DROUGHT STRESS -- TOLERANCE TO COLD STRESS -- TOLERANCE TO HEAT STRESS -- RELATIONSHIPS OF TOLERANCES TO DIFFERENT ABIOTIC STRESSES -- CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES -- SUMMARY -- Acknowledgements -- REFERENCES -- APPENDIX 16.1 -- FUTURE PROSPECTS OF PRODUCING TOMATO TOLERANT TOABIOTIC STRESSES -- Author Index -- Subject Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Razdan, M. K. Genetic Improvement of Solanaceous Crops Volume 2 : Tomato Enfield : Taylor & Francis Group,c2006 9781578081790
Subject Crop improvement.;Tomatoes -- Breeding.;Tomatoes -- Genetics
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Alt Author Mattoo, Autar K
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