Cytogenetics of the Festuca-Lolium Complex Relevance to Breeding

Main Author: Jauhar, Prem P.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1993, 1993
Edition:1st ed. 1993
Series:Monographs on Theoretical and Applied Genetics
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505 0 |a a Fascinating Group of Grasses -- 1.1 Agronomic Importance -- 1.2 Distribution -- 1.3 Genetic Systems and Strategy for Germplasm Collection and Preservation -- 2 Taxonomic Treatments -- 2.1 General Considerations -- 2.2 Taxonomic Value of Epidermal Patterns and Leaf Sections -- 2.3 Limitations Imposed by Natural Introgression -- 2.4 The Lolium-Festuca-Vulpia Complex -- 2.5 Lolium L -- 2.6 Festuca L -- 2.7 Festuca arundinacea, a Compilospecies -- 2.8 Cytotaxonomic Affinities: Phylogenetic Considerations in the Festuca-Vulpia-Lolium Complex -- 3 Karyotypes and Species Evolution and Divergence -- 3.1 Karyotypic Features and Taxonomy -- 3.2 General Techniques of Studying Somatic Chromosomes -- 3.3 Chromosome Size Variation Among Diploids and Polyploids -- 3.4 Evolution by Increase in Chromosome Numbers -- 3.5 Evolution by Changes in DNA Content -- 3.6 DNA Content and Growth Habit -- 3.7 Constitutive Heterochromatin -- 3.8 Nucleolar Organizer Activity --  
505 0 |a Genetic Engineering -- 14.2 Meristem-Tip Culture: a Method to Eliminate Pathogens -- 14.3 In Vitro Callus Cultures and Screening for Tall Fescue Endophyte -- 14.4 Organogenesis and Embryogenesis -- 14.5 In Vitro Cultures and Plant Regeneration -- 14.6 Anther Culture -- 14.7 Somaclonal and Gametoclonal Variation -- 14.8 Colchicine-Induced Variation -- 14.9 Environmentally Induced Somatic Variation -- 14.10 Cytogenetic Manipulation of Hybrid Material -- 14.11 In Vitro Chromosome Doubling -- 14.12 Protoplast Cultures: Regeneration of Plants -- 14.13 Genetic Manipulation at the Cellular Level -- 15 Conclusions and Perspectives -- References 
505 0 |a a Generalized Picture -- 11.7 Intraspecific Hybrids in Lolium L -- 11.8 Intraspecific Hybrids in Festuca L. -- 11.9 Interspecific Hybrids in Lolium -- 11.10 Hybrids Between the Two Ryegrasses: Development of Superior Germplasm -- 11.11 Interspecific Hybrids in Festuca -- 11.12 F. arundinacea (6x) x F. gigantea (6x) Hybridization: Development of Superior Germplasm -- 12 Intergeneric Hybridization, Genome Relationships, and Plant Improvement -- 12.1 Possible Affinity Between Festuca and Other Grass Genera -- 12.2 General Affinities Between Lolium and Festuca -- 12.3 Natural Hybrids -- 12.4 Synthetic Hybrids -- 12.5 Variation in Chromosome Size Between Diploid Species and Pairing in Their Hybrids -- 12.6 Intergeneric Hybridization and Production of Superior Breeding Material --  
505 0 |a 6.3 Breeding Implications -- 7 B Chromosomes -- 7.1 Occurrence and Adaptive Value -- 7.2 Pairing Among B Chromosomes in Hexaploid Tall Fescue -- 7.3 Effect on Genetic Recombination -- 7.4 Suppression of Homoeologous Pairing in Hybrids -- 7.5 B Chromosomes in Relation to Plant Breeding -- 8 Natural and Induced Polyploidy -- 8.1 Natural Polyploidy and Its Adaptive Value in Festuca -- 8.2 Absence of Natural Polyploidy in Lolium -- 8.3 Induced Polyploidy in Lolium -- 8.4 Distinguishing Features of Synthetic Polyploids of Lolium -- 8.5 Induced Polyploidy in Festuca -- 8.6 Occurrence of Aneuploids in Synthetic Polyploids -- 8.7 Polyploidy in Relation to Plant Breeding -- 9 Haploidy -- 9.1 Lolium Haploids -- 9.2 Festuca Haploids -- 10 Aneuploids -- 10.1 Lolium -- 10.2 Hexaploid Tall Fescue -- 11 Intra- and Inter-Specific Hybridization, Genome Relationships, and Plant Improvement -- 11.1 General Importance -- 11.2 Crossing Techniques -- 11.3 The Embryo Rescue Technique --  
505 0 |a a Case of Desynapsis -- 5.4 Formation of Multivalents: Genetic Bases -- 5.5 Haplo-Insufficiency of the Pairing Control Genes? -- 5.6 Genetic Repression of Diploidizing Gene(s): an Example -- 6 Phylogenetic and Breeding Implications of the Genetic Control of Chromosome Pairing -- 6.1 Phylogenetic Relationships -- 6.2 Evolutionary Implications 
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