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Engineered Durum Wheat Germplasm with Multiple Alien Introgressions: Agronomic and Quality Performance

Kuzmanović, Ljiljana; Rossini, Francesco; Ruggeri, Roberto; Pagnotta, Mario A.; Ceoloni, Carla;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2020
s breeding, increasing the genetic variability of cultivated genotypes is an essential requisite to meet. To this aim, alien gene transfer through chromosome engineering (CE) is a validated and sound strategy. Attempts to incorporate more than one alien segment into cultivated wheat have been rare, particularly for tetraploid durum wheat. Here, we present the agronomic and quality performance of the first successful CE-mediated multiple introgression into the latter species. By assembling into 7AL, 3BS, and 1AS arms of a single genotype homoeologous segments of Thinopyrum ponticum 7el1L, Aegilops longissima 3SlS, and Triticum aestivum 1DS arms, respectively, we ...
free text keywords: chromosome engineering, wheat breeding, Aegilops longissima, Thinopyrum ponticum, gluten quality, yield, leaf rust, stem rust, powdery mildew, agricultural_sciences_agronomy, chromosome engineering, wheat breeding, <i>Aegilops longissima</i>, <i>Thinopyrum ponticum</i>, gluten quality, yield, leaf rust, stem rust, powdery mildew, Agronomy and Crop Science, Biology, Quality performance, Powdery mildew, Stem rust, biology.organism_classification, Alien, Germplasm, Aegilops longissima, Chromosome engineering, Agronomy, Thinopyrum ponticum, Introgression, Genetic variability, Plant disease resistance, lcsh:Agriculture, lcsh:S
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Increasing the efficiency and competitiveness of organic crop breeding
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 771367
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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