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Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding Crop Cultivars for the Novel Changing World
Submission Deadline: July 31, 2021 (Open) Submit Now
Ioannis Ν. Xynias, PhD, Professor
School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece
Research Interests: cytogenetics; wheat; rye and triticale breeding; androgenesis
Theano. B. Lazaridou, PhD, Professor
University of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece
Research Interests: plant breeding; tissue culture; anther culture; cytogenetics
About This Topic
The new achievements in Molecular Genetics and the resulted new fields of Biology like Genomics offer new possibilities in producing new crop cultivars. DNA sequencing enables direct selection of important agronomic genes and resulted in the current approach of Molecular Breeding. The present special issue is focused on the new achievements of Genetics and Genomics and their applications in Molecular Breeding especially on breeding for abiotic stress (i. e. salinity, draught, heat) since abiotic stress is the major problem of modern agriculture. For this, we invite Colleagues working in the field to submit research articles related to the Genetics and Genomics of abiotic stress in plants, identification of involved genes, and breeding for stress resistance by traditional and molecular approaches.
molecular genetics; genomics; conventional and molecular plant breeding; biotic and abiotic stress conditions; global climate change
Received: 25 July 2021; Published: 21 March 2022; doi: 10.21926/obm.genet.2201150
Maize is consumed as a food and used as an industrial product in the form of starch, pharmaceuticals, alcoholic beverages, oil, cosmetics, and textiles. In ancient times, landraces were more popular due to the presence of high genetic variability, resistance to biotic and abiotic factors, and the heterogeneous nature of maize; however, it [...]
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