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Title Genetic improvement of solanaceous crops. Vol. 2, Tomato / editors, M.K. Razdan, A.K. Mattoo.
Imprint Enfield, N.H. : Science ; Plymouth : Edenbridge, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Subject Solanaceae -- Genetic engineering.
Tomatoes -- Genetic engineering.
Tomatoes -- Breeding.
Crop improvement.
Contents 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 TOMATOECONOMIC 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 TOMATOSTRATEGIES 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 GENOMEREFERENCES -- 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 CLONINGMOLECULAR 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
Summary This text on genetic improvement in tomatoes covers: history, origin and cultivation; germplasm resource collection and conservation; cytogenetics and evolution; and expression of heterosis by hybridization.
Other Author Razdan, M. K.
Mattoo, Autar.
Other Title Print version: Genetic improvement of solanaceous crops. Vol. 2, Tomato. Enfield, N.H. : Science ; Plymouth : Edenbridge, ©2007 9781578081790 1578081793
Other Title Tomato