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Alien Gene Transfer in Crop Plants, Volume 2: Achievements - download pdf or read online

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By Aditya Pratap, Jitendra Kumar

Genetic engineering and biotechnology besides traditional breeding have performed an enormous position in constructing better cultivars through shifting economically vital characteristics from far-off, wild or even unrelated species to the cultivated types which another way couldn't were attainable with traditional breeding. there's a monstrous volume of literature referring to the genetic development of plants over previous couple of many years. even though, the fantastic effects accomplished through crop scientists in foodstuff legumes’ learn and improvement through the years are scattered in numerous journals of the realm. the 2 volumes within the sequence ‘Alien Gene move in Crop crops’ tackle this factor and supply a finished reference at the advancements made in significant meals vegetation of the realm. those volumes target at bringing the contributions from globally popular scientists at one platform in a reader-friendly demeanour. the second one quantity entitled, “Alien Gene move in Crop crops: Achievements and influence” will deal extra with the sensible features. This quantity will disguise achievements of alien gene move in significant nutrition plants of the realm and their influence on improvement of more recent genetic variability and extra avenues for choice; improvement of improved cultivars for elevated yield, resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses, more suitable dietary and business caliber; innovation of recent strategies and optimistic in addition to damaging environmental implications. This quantity has been divided into 4 teams with an goal to hide all significant cereals, pulses, oilseeds and different vegetation (vegetable and horticultural vegetation) that are of monetary importance.

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K. Chaudhary et al. 14 have been introduced into wheat (Patnaik and Khurana 2001; Saad et al. 2013). 2. Recently, Saad et al. (2013) introduced a rice stress-responsive transcription factor encoded by the rice NAC1 gene (SNAC1) that plays an important role in drought stress tolerance into an elite Chinese wheat variety “Yangmai12” under the control of a maize ubiquitin promoter. Plants expressing SNAC1 displayed significantly enhanced tolerance to drought and salinity in multiple generations and contained higher levels of water and chlorophyll in their leaves as compared to wild type.

2003) Okubara et al. (2002) Sawahel and Hassan (2002) Sharp et al. (2002) Sivamani et al. (2002) Wright et al. 2 (continued) Gene Source tlp antisense gene Rnc70 Barely PhyA gene KP4 RIP gene Viral replicase (Nib) HVA1 gene Function Resistant to Alternaria triticina pathogen Barley stripe mosaic Resistance to stripe mosaic virus virus Aspergillus niger Accumulation of phytage in transgenic seeds Ustilago maydis Resistance against stinking smut infested virus Barley Only moderately or not at all against the fungal pathogen Erysiphe graminis Wheat streak mosaic Resistance to wheat streak virus mosaic virus Barley Drought tolerance Stilbene synthase H.

Proceedings of the centenary session of Indian Science Congress, Kolkata, 3–7 January 2013, p 24 Chaudhary HK (2013b) New frontiers in chromosome elimination- mediated doubled haploidy breeding for accelerated and high precision genetic upgradation in wheat. In: Proceedings of the international conference on plant and animal genome XXI, San Diego, USA, 12–16 January 2013, p 211 Chaudhary HK, Singh S, Sethi GS (2002) Interactive influence of wheat and maize genotypes on haploid induction in winter × spring wheat hybrids.

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