Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Genetic Diversity in Plants

Edited by Mahmut Çalışkan

Istanbul University

Genetic diversity is of fundamental importance in the continuity of a species as it provides the necessary adaptation to the prevailing biotic and abiotic environmental conditions, and enables change in the genetic composition to cope with changes in the environment. Genetic Diversity in Plants presents chapters revealing the magnitude of genetic variation existing in plant populations. The increasing availability of PCR-based molecular markers allows the detailed analyses and evaluation of genetic diversity in plants and also, the detection of genes influencing economically important traits. The purpose of the book is to provide a glimpse into the dynamic process of genetic variation by presenting the thoughts of scientists who are engaged in the generation of new ideas and techniques employed for the assessment of genetic diversity, often from very different perspectives. The book should prove useful to students, researchers, and experts in the area of conservation biology, genetic diversity, and molecular biology.

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Genetic Diversity in PlantsEdited by Mahmut Çalışkan

Published: March 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2640

ISBN: 978-953-51-0185-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4325-3

Copyright year: 2012

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96431 Total Chapter Downloads

80 Crossref Citations

229 Web of Science Citations

246 Dimensions Citations


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1. Isolation of High-Quality DNA from a Desert Plant Reaumuria soongorica

By Xiaohua Wang, Honglang Xiao, Xin Zhao, Caizhi Li, Juan Ren, Fang Wang and Lei Pang


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2. Olive Tree Genetic Resources Characterization Through Molecular Markers

By Sónia Gomes, Paula Martins-Lopes and Henrique Guedes-Pinto


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3. Association Mapping in Plant Genomes

By Braulio J. Soto-Cerda and Sylvie Cloutier


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4. Fruit Germplasm Characterization: Genomics Approaches for the Valorisation of Genetic Diversity

By Innocenzo Muzzalupo, Enzo Perri and Adriana Chiappetta


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5. Assessment and Utilization of the Genetic Diversity in Rice (Orysa sativa L.)

By Jin Quan Li and Peng Zhang


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6. Genetic Diversity and Utilization of Triploid Loquats (E. japonica Lindl)

By Qiao He, Weixing Wang, Qigao Guo, Suqiong Xiang, Xiaolin Li and Guolu Liang


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7. Genetic Diversity in Aechmea fulgens (Bromeliaceae: Bromelioideae) Revealed by Molecular Markers

By Clébia Maria Alves de Almeida, Alexandre Gomes da Silva, Maria Tereza dos Santos Correia, Luciane Vilela Resende and Márcia Vanusa da Silva


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8. Genetic Diversity in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and Its Wild Relatives

By Guillaume Bauchet and Mathilde Causse


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9. Genetic Diversity of Nigerian Cashew Germplasm

By Olawale Mashood Aliyu


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10. Defining Genetic Diversity in the Chocolate Tree, Theobroma cacao L. Grown in West and Central Africa

By Peter Osobase Aikpokpodion


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11. Genetic Diversity in Citrus

By Aydin Uzun and Turgut Yesiloglu


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12. Determination of Genetic Variation Between Populations of Abies nordmanniana subsp. bornmulleriana Mattf According to Some Seed Characteristics

By Hakan Sevik, Zeki Yahyaoglu and Ibrahim Turna


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13. Genetic Diversity in Apricot

By Kadir Ugurtan Yilmaz and Kahraman Gurcan


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14. Sampling the Genetic Diversity of Tall Fescue Utilizing Gamete Selection

By Bryan Kindiger


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15. Genetic Diversity of Rice Grain Quality

By Rosa Paula Cuevas and Melissa A. Fitzgerald


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16. Genetic Diversity in Gossypium genus

By Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov, Zabardast T. Buriev, Shukhrat E. Shermatov, Alisher A. Abdullaev, Khurshid Urmonov, Fakhriddin Kushanov, Sharof S. Egamberdiev, Umid Shapulatov, Abdusttor Abdukarimov, Sukumar Saha, Johnnie N. Jenkins, Russell J. Kohel, John Z. Yu, Alan E. Pepper, Siva P. Kumpatla and Mauricio Ulloa


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17. Exploring Statistical Tools in Measuring Genetic Diversity for Crop Improvement

By C. O. Aremu


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18. Living on the Edge: Various Modes of Persistence at the Range Margins of Some Far Eastern Species

By Elena Artyukova, Marina Kozyrenko, Olga Koren, Alla Kholina, Olga Nakonechnaya and Yuri Zhuravlev


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19. Founder Placement and Gene Dispersal Affect Population Growth and Genetic Diversity in Restoration Plantings of American Chestnut

By Yamini Kashimshetty, Melanie Simkins, Stephan Pelikan and Steven H. Rogstad


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20. Genetic Structure and Diversity of Brazilian Tree Species from Forest Fragments and Riparian Woods

By Danielle Cristina Gregorio da Silva, Mayra Costa da Cruz Gallo de Carvalho, Cristiano Medri, Moacyr Eurípedes Medri, Claudete de Fátima Ruas, Eduardo Augusto Ruas and Paulo Maurício Ruas


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21. A Brief Review of a Nearly Half a Century Wheat Quality Breeding in Bulgaria

By Dobrinka Atanasova, Nikolay Tsenov and Ivan Todorov


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22. Hevea Germplasm in Vietnam: Conservation, Characterization, Evaluation and Utilization

By Lai Van Lam, Tran Thanh, Le Thi Thuy Trang, Vu Van Truong, Huynh Bao Lam and Le Mau Tuy


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23. Characterisation of the Amaranth Genetic Resources in the Czech Gene Bank

By Dagmar Janovská, Petra Hlásná Čepková and Mária Džunková


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24. Agronomic and Biotechnological Strategies for Breeding Cultivated Garlic in Mexico

By Héctor Silos Espino, Flora San Juan Hernández, Olivio Hernández Hernández, Darío Silva Bautista, Alan Roy Macías Ávila, Francisco Nieto Muñoz, Luis L. Valera Montero, Silvia Flores Benítez, Luis Martín Macías Valdez, Tarsicio Corona Torres, Mario Leonel Quezada Parga and Juan Florencio Gómez Leyva


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