Genomics of Cultivated Palms - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123877369, 9780123877529

Genomics of Cultivated Palms

1st Edition

Authors: V Arunachalam
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123877369
eBook ISBN: 9780123877529
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 12th December 2011
Page Count: 114
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Description

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Palms: Taxonomy and Uses
    • 1.2. Genetics Cytology and Genomics of Palms
    • 1.3. Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution
    • 1.4. Marker–Trait Associations
    • 1.5. Molecular Cloning and Transgenics
    • 1.6. Cross-Transferrable Microsatellite Markers in Palms
    • 1.7. Databases and Software
    • 1.8. Constraints and Opportunities in Genomics of Palms
  • 2. Coconut
    • 2.1. Introduction
    • 2.2. Markers for Assessment of Diversity
    • 2.3. Maker-Trait Associations, QTL Mapping on Coconut
    • 2.4. Genome Biology of Coconut Endosperm and Fatty Acid Biosynthesis
    • 2.5. Coconut Tissue Culture-Related Genes
    • 2.6. Structural Biology of Hirsutellin
    • 2.7. Road Map for Coconut Genomics
  • 3. Oil Palm
    • 3.1. Introduction
    • 3.2. Markers, QTLS, Omics of Mesocarp, and Shell Thickness
    • 3.3. Transcriptomics and Genes of Somatic Embryogenesis and Mantled Disorder
    • 3.4. Molecular Markers for QTL Mapping and Diversity Analysis in Oil Palm
    • 3.5. Genes and Promoters of Oil Palm
    • 3.6. Bioinformatics
    • 3.7. Haploid Technologies
    • 3.8. Road Map for Oil Palm Genomics
  • 4. Date Palm
    • 4.1. Introduction
    • 4.2. Genetic Diversity using Molecular Markers
    • 4.3. Molecular Biology of Sex Determination
    • 4.4. Resistance to Bayoud Disease
    • 4.5. Probes for Brittle Leaf Disease
    • 4.6. Somaclonal Variations, DNA Methylation, and Other Markers
    • 4.7. Complete Genomes, SNPs, and Genomic Libraries
    • 4.8. Proteomics
    • 4.9. Road Map for Date Palm Genomics
  • 5. Rattans and Palmyra
    • 5.1. Introduction
    • 5.2. Molecular Markers for Rattans
    • 5.3. Molecular Markers for Diversity and Sex Association in Palmyra
  • 6. Arecanut
    • 6.1. Diversity of Areca
    • 6.2. Molecular Phylogeny of Areca
    • 6.3. Arecanut and Health Hazards
    • 6.4. Biomarkers for Arecoline-Induced Damage
    • 6.5. Xenobiosis, Metabolomics, and Pharmacogenomics
    • 6.6. Areca Damage and Herbal Remedies
    • 6.7. Road Map for Areca Genomics
  • 7. Peach Palm
    • 7.1. Introduction
    • 7.2. Molecular Phylogeny of Bactridinae
    • 7.3. Biochemical and Molecular Markers in Peach Palm
    • 7.4. Polyphenol Oxidase, Carotenoids, and Antioxidants in Bactris
  • 8. Ornamental, Underutilized, and Vulnerable Palms
    • 8.1. Attalea, Butia, Carpentaria and Ceroxylon
    • 8.2. Chamaedorea and Euterpe
    • 8.3. Geonoma, Howea, Johannesteijsma, Livistona, Licuala, Lodoicea and Metroxylon
    • 8.4. Nypa, Oenocarpus, Pinanga, and Pseudophoenix
    • 8.5. Conclusions
  • 9. Molecular Phylogeny of Palms
    • 9.1. Introduction
    • 9.2. Random Primers and DNA Barcodes [2–5]
    • 9.3. Markers for Palms from Other Monocot Plants [7–9]
    • 9.4. Slow Evolution in Palms
    • 9.5. Sequence Variations Used in Molecular Phylogeny of Plants [13–17]
    • 9.6. Plastid Regions in Classification of Palms
    • 9.7. Nuclear DNA Regions in Phylogeny of Palms
  • About the Author

Key Features

  • Includes the latest information on the molecular breeding and bioinformatics of palms
  • Covers past and current work and future opportunities
  • Written in simple language avoiding technical jargon

Readership

Graduate students, teachers and researchers of genetics, biotechnology, bioinformatics, horticulture, and molecular biology

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1. Palms: Taxonomy and Uses
    • 1.2. Genetics Cytology and Genomics of Palms
    • 1.3. Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution
    • 1.4. Marker–Trait Associations
    • 1.5. Molecular Cloning and Transgenics
    • 1.6. Cross-Transferrable Microsatellite Markers in Palms
    • 1.7. Databases and Software
    • 1.8. Constraints and Opportunities in Genomics of Palms
  • 2. Coconut
    • 2.1. Introduction
    • 2.2. Markers for Assessment of Diversity
    • 2.3. Maker-Trait Associations, QTL Mapping on Coconut
    • 2.4. Genome Biology of Coconut Endosperm and Fatty Acid Biosynthesis
    • 2.5. Coconut Tissue Culture-Related Genes
    • 2.6. Structural Biology of Hirsutellin
    • 2.7. Road Map for Coconut Genomics
  • 3. Oil Palm
    • 3.1. Introduction
    • 3.2. Markers, QTLS, Omics of Mesocarp, and Shell Thickness
    • 3.3. Transcriptomics and Genes of Somatic Embryogenesis and Mantled Disorder
    • 3.4. Molecular Markers for QTL Mapping and Diversity Analysis in Oil Palm
    • 3.5. Genes and Promoters of Oil Palm
    • 3.6. Bioinformatics
    • 3.7. Haploid Technologies
    • 3.8. Road Map for Oil Palm Genomics
  • 4. Date Palm
    • 4.1. Introduction
    • 4.2. Genetic Diversity using Molecular Markers
    • 4.3. Molecular Biology of Sex Determination
    • 4.4. Resistance to Bayoud Disease
    • 4.5. Probes for Brittle Leaf Disease
    • 4.6. Somaclonal Variations, DNA Methylation, and Other Markers
    • 4.7. Complete Genomes, SNPs, and Genomic Libraries
    • 4.8. Proteomics
    • 4.9. Road Map for Date Palm Genomics
  • 5. Rattans and Palmyra
    • 5.1. Introduction
    • 5.2. Molecular Markers for Rattans
    • 5.3. Molecular Markers for Diversity and Sex Association in Palmyra
  • 6. Arecanut
    • 6.1. Diversity of Areca
    • 6.2. Molecular Phylogeny of Areca
    • 6.3. Arecanut and Health Hazards
    • 6.4. Biomarkers for Arecoline-Induced Damage
    • 6.5. Xenobiosis, Metabolomics, and Pharmacogenomics
    • 6.6. Areca Damage and Herbal Remedies
    • 6.7. Road Map for Areca Genomics
  • 7. Peach Palm
    • 7.1. Introduction
    • 7.2. Molecular Phylogeny of Bactridinae
    • 7.3. Biochemical and Molecular Markers in Peach Palm
    • 7.4. Polyphenol Oxidase, Carotenoids, and Antioxidants in Bactris
  • 8. Ornamental, Underutilized, and Vulnerable Palms
    • 8.1. Attalea, Butia, Carpentaria and Ceroxylon
    • 8.2. Chamaedorea and Euterpe
    • 8.3. Geonoma, Howea, Johannesteijsma, Livistona, Licuala, Lodoicea and Metroxylon
    • 8.4. Nypa, Oenocarpus, Pinanga, and Pseudophoenix
    • 8.5. Conclusions
  • 9. Molecular Phylogeny of Palms
    • 9.1. Introduction
    • 9.2. Random Primers and DNA Barcodes [2–5]
    • 9.3. Markers for Palms from Other Monocot Plants [7–9]
    • 9.4. Slow Evolution in Palms
    • 9.5. Sequence Variations Used in Molecular Phylogeny of Plants [13–17]
    • 9.6. Plastid Regions in Classification of Palms
    • 9.7. Nuclear DNA Regions in Phylogeny of Palms
  • About the Author

Details

No. of pages:
114
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780123877529
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123877369

About the Author

V Arunachalam

Affiliations and Expertise

Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), India