By Yasunari Ogihara, Shigeo Takumi, Hirokazu Handa
This lawsuits is a set of forty six chosen papers that have been awarded on the twelfth foreign Wheat Genetics Symposium (IWGS). because the release of the wheat genome sequencing undertaking in 2005, the arriving of draft genome sequences has marked a brand new period in wheat genetics and genomics, catalyzing swift development within the box. This ebook offers a entire overview of the leading edge of wheat examine, throughout numerous vital themes corresponding to germplasm and genetic variety, cytogenetics and allopolyploid evolution, genome sequencing, structural and practical genomics, gene functionality and molecular biology, biotic pressure, abiotic tension, grain caliber, and classical and molecular breeding. Following an advent, nine elements of the booklet are devoted to each one of those subject matters. a last, eleventh half entitled “Toward Sustainable Wheat construction” comprises 7 first-class papers that have been awarded within the twelfth IWGS particular consultation supported via the OECD. With quick inhabitants progress and radical weather alterations, the area faces a world foodstuff problem and is wanting one other eco-friendly Revolution to spice up yields of wheat and different greatly grown staple plants. even supposing this e-book specializes in wheat, the various newly constructed thoughts and effects provided right here will be utilized to different plant species with huge and intricate genomes. As such, this quantity is extremely advised for all scholars and researchers in wheat sciences and comparable plant sciences and when you have an interest in sturdy nutrition construction and nutrition security.
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Extra info for Advances in Wheat Genetics: From Genome to Field: Proceedings of the 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium
A mega characterization and evaluation programme of the entire cultivated gene pool of wheat conserved in the National Genebank, India was undertaken. Wheat accessions with limited seed quantity, were multiplied in the off-season nursery at IARI Regional Station, Wellington during rainy season 2011 and the entire set of 22,469 wheat accessions were characterized and evaluated at CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana during winter season 2011–12 for 34 characters including 22 highly heritable qualitative, and 12 quantitative parameters.
2006). By 1962, 10 years after Vogel first supplied seed of the Norin 10 Japanese semidwarf progeny to Borlaug, two high-yielding semi-dwarf Norin 10 derivatives, Pitic 62 and Penjamo 62, were released for commercial production (Reynolds and Borlaug 2006). As Fig. 2 indicates, these wheat varieties then led to a flow of other high-yielding wheat varieties, including Siete Cerros 66, which at its peak was grown on over 7 million hectares in the developing world (Reynolds and Borlaug 2006). The Impact of the Green Revolution Although the Green Revolution’s roots were in Mexico, South Asia’s abundant wheat harvests were its hallmarks and key milestones in global agricultural development.
Acknowledgments We thank Roland von Bothmer, Alnarp, Sweden for his permission to use the diagram in Fig. 1. Open Access This chapter is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial License, which permits any noncommercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited. References Bennett E (ed) (1967) Record of the FAO/IBP technical conference on the exploration, utilization and conservation of plant genetic resources, Rome Börner A, Freytag U, Sperling U (2006) Analysis of wheat disease resistance data originating from screenings of Gatersleben genebank accessions during 1933 and 1992.
Advances in Wheat Genetics: From Genome to Field: Proceedings of the 12th International Wheat Genetics Symposium by Yasunari Ogihara, Shigeo Takumi, Hirokazu Handa