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Seed banks and molecular maps: unlocking genetic potential from the wild

By: Tanksley, S.D.
Contributor(s): McCouch, S.R [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1997ISSN: 0036-8075.Subject(s): Cytogenetics | Natural resources | Plant genetics and breeding | Plants | Wildlife | Genetic resources | Genetics AGROVOCDDC classification: 1998-059309 In: Science, Weekly (USA). (22 Aug 1997). v. 277(5329) p. 1063-1066Summary: Nearly a century has been spent collecting and preserving genetic diversity in plants. Germplasm banks--living seed collections that serve as repositories of genetic variation--have been established as a source of genes for improving agricultural crops. Genetic linkage maps have made it possible to study the chromosomal locations of genes for improving yield and other complex traits important to agriculture. The tools of genome research may finally unleash the genetic potential of our wild and cultivated germplasm resources for the benefit of societyCollection: AGRIS Collection
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Article CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

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Nearly a century has been spent collecting and preserving genetic diversity in plants. Germplasm banks--living seed collections that serve as repositories of genetic variation--have been established as a source of genes for improving agricultural crops. Genetic linkage maps have made it possible to study the chromosomal locations of genes for improving yield and other complex traits important to agriculture. The tools of genome research may finally unleash the genetic potential of our wild and cultivated germplasm resources for the benefit of society

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