1. Epigenetics, an introduction
2. Epigenetic mechanisms in plants
3. Epigenomic diversity and applications to breeding/ Epigenetics in breeding: Methods and strategies
4. EpiRILs: Lessons from Arabidopsis
5. Transposable elements as a tool for plant improvement
6. Epigenome editing: current state of the art and possible applications for plant breeding
7. Epigenetics and grafting
8. Sexual and non-sexual reproduction: inheritance and stability of epigenetic variations and consequences for breeding applications
9. Epigenetic contribution to Hybrid Vigour
10. The control of bud break and flowering time in plants: contribution of epigenetic mechanisms and consequences in agriculture and breeding
Luis Fernando Revers
11. Epigenetic regulations of Fleshy fruit development and ripening
12. Epigenetics in cereals
Epigenetics and Breeding, Volume 88, the latest release in the Advances in Botanical Research series, brings together the experiences and critical information teachers, researchers and managers must consider from both scientific and legal points-of-view as they relate to biotechnology. New chapters in this updated volume include sections on Epigenetic Mechanisms in Plants, Epigenomic Diversity and Applications to Breeding, Epigenetics in Breeding, EpiRILs: Lessons from Arabidopsis, Transposable Elements as a Tool for Plant Improvement, Epigenome Editing, Epigenetics and Grafting, Sexual and Non-sexual reproduction, Epigenetics in Cereals, and more.
- Encompasses various aspects of botanical research, including its historical background, current status, recent research outcomes and potential future developments
- Written by highly competent authors from all continents
- Provides data that is based on facts and written in a dispassionate and non-polemical tone
High School teachers; University lecturers and professors; researchers (primarily in plant field); governmental (or supra governmental like European Commission) or International organization (like FAO, etc.) officers involved in food or environmental safety or in biotechnology regulation; science journalists; farmer organizations (like NFU in the UK)
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- © Academic Press 2018
- 1st December 2018
- Academic Press
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Dr Philippe Gallusci develops his research work at the Universite de Bordeaux in France.
Universite de Bordeaux, France
Dr Etienne Bucher develops his research work at Institut de Recherche en Horticulture et Semences in France.
Institut de Recherche en Horticulture et Semences, Centre Angers-Nantes/ INRA-IRHS
Dr Marie Mirouze develops her research work at the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) in France.
IRD, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement UMR Diversité Adaptation et Développement des Plantes Equipe RICE Génome du Riz