Assessing and Exploiting Functional Diversity in Germplasm Pools to Enhance Abiotic Stress Adaptation and Yield in Cereals and Food Legumes

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Dwivedi, Sangam L.; Scheben, Armin; Edwards, David; Spillane, Charles; Ortiz, Rodomiro;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science,volume 8 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5581882, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01461/full, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01461
  • Subject: genome editing | Plant culture | Plant Biotechnology | Genetics and Breeding | florigen pathways | TILLING | crop improvement | epigenetic variation | functional diversity | haplotypes | SB1-1110 | Review | Plant Science | genomic estimated breeding value
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fungi

There is a need to accelerate crop improvement by introducing alleles conferring host plant resistance, abiotic stress adaptation, and high yield potential. Elite cultivars, landraces and wild relatives harbor useful genetic variation that needs to be more easily utiliz... View more
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