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Genetics and Genomics of Rice By Qifa Zhang

Genetics and Genomics of Rice by Qifa Zhang

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This book offers comprehensive coverage of the advances in genetics and genomics research on rice. It presents special topics pertaining to the rice genome, including the documentation of tools and resources for functional analysis of the rice genome.

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Genetics and Genomics of Rice by Qifa Zhang

This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the advances in genetics and genomics research on rice. The chapters feature the latest developments in rice research and cover such topics as the tools and resources for the functional analysis of rice genes, the identification of useful genes for rice improvement, the present understanding of rice development and biological processes, and the application of this present understanding towards rice improvement. The volume also features a perspective on synthesis and prospects, laying the groundwork for future advances in rice genetics and genomics.

Written by authorities in the field, Genetics and Genomics of Rice will serve as an invaluable reference for rice researchers for years to come.

About Qifa Zhang

Qifa Zhang, PhD
Huazhong Agricultural University, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Wuhan, China

Rod A. Wing, PhD
University of Arizona, Arizona Genomics Institute, The School of Plant Sciences, Tucson, AZ, USA

Table of Contents

Ch.1: A reference rice genome sequence in the 10K genome era
Takeshi Itoh, Baltazar A. Antonio, Yoshihiro Kawahara, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Hiroaki Sakai, Takashi Matsumoto, Takuji Sasaki

Ch. 2: The Wild Relative of Rice - Genomes and Genomics
Paul L. Sanchez, Rod A. Wing, Darshan Brar

Ch. 3: Natural variation and sequencing-based genetics studies in rice
Xuehui Huang, Bin Han

Ch. 4: Genome mapping, markers and QTLs
Bi Wu, Zhongmin Han, Yongzhong Xing

Ch. 5: Transposable element dynamics in rice and its wild relatives
Ning Jiang, Olivier Panaud

Ch. 6: Molecular cytogenetics of rice and its wild relatives
Aiko Iwata, Dongying Gao, Nobuko Ohmido, Scott Jackson

Ch. 7: Mutant resources for functional analysis of the rice genome
Gaetan Droc, Gynheung An, Changyin Wu, Yue-ie C. Hsing, Hirohiko Hirochika, Andy Pereira, Venkatesan Sundaresan, Chang-Deok Han, Narayana Upadhyaya, Srinivasan Ramachandran, Luca Comai, Hei Leung, and Emmanuel Guiderdoni

Ch. 8: Transcriptome profiling in rice
Lei Li and Xing Wang Deng

Ch. 9: Epigenomics of rice
Dao-Xiu Zhou, Yongfeng Hu, Yu Zhao

Ch. 10: Non-coding regulatory RNAs
Xianwei Song, Xiuying Liu, Xiaofeng Cao, and Xiu-jie Wang

Ch. 11: Disease resistance
Hongjing Li and Shiping Wang

Ch. 12: Insect Resistance
Guangcun He, Bo Du, Rongzhi Chen

Ch. 13: Abiotic stress resistance
Lizhong Xiong

Ch. 14: Nitrogen and Phosphorus Uptake and Utilization
Ping Wu, Guohua Xu, Xinming Lian

Ch. 15: Yield
Mayuko Ikeda, Hidemi Kitano and Makoto Matsuoka

Ch. 16: Understanding Genetic Molecular Basis of Rice Grain Quality
Yanchun Yu, Rod A. Wing, Jiayang Li

Ch. 17: Advances in the Understanding of Genetic and Molecular Basis of Heterosis in Rice
Dan Zhu and Qifa Zhang

Ch. 18: Flowering
Hiroyuki Tsuji and Ko Shimamoto

Ch. 19: Panicle Development
Dabing Zhang, Zheng Yuan, Gynheung An, Ludovico Dreni, Jianping Hu, Martin M. Kater

Ch. 20: Root Development
Jian Xu and Jing Han Hong

Ch. 21: Reproductive isolation between indica and japonica subspecies
Yidan Ouyang

Ch. 22: Genomics-based breeding technology
Fasong Zhou, Hang He, Haodong Chen, Huihui Yu, Mathias Lorieux, Yuqing He

Ch. 23: Utilization of Exotic Germplasm
Zhi-Kang Li and Tian-Qing Zheng

Ch. 24: Transformation and transgenic breeding
Hao Chen, Yongjun Lin

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