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By Clara Ceppa (auth.), Eric Lichtfouse (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400701853

ISBN-13: 9789400701854

ISBN-10: 9400701861

ISBN-13: 9789400701861

Sustainable agriculture is a speedily turning out to be box aiming at generating meals and effort in a sustainable approach for people and their teenagers. Sustainable agriculture is a self-discipline that addresses present concerns equivalent to weather switch, expanding foodstuff and gas costs, poor-nation hunger, rich-nation weight problems, water toxins, soil erosion, fertility loss, pest keep an eye on, and biodiversity depletion. Novel, environmentally-friendly options are proposed in keeping with built-in wisdom from sciences as assorted as agronomy, soil technology, molecular biology, chemistry, toxicology, ecology, financial system, and social sciences. certainly, sustainable agriculture decipher mechanisms of approaches that take place from the molecular point to the farming procedure to the worldwide point at time scales starting from seconds to centuries. For that, scientists use the approach method that includes learning elements and interactions of a complete method to deal with medical, fiscal and social concerns. In that recognize, sustainable agriculture isn't really a classical, slim technological know-how. rather than fixing difficulties utilizing the classical painkiller strategy that treats simply unfavourable affects, sustainable agriculture treats challenge resources. simply because so much real society matters at the moment are intertwined, worldwide, and fast-developing, sustainable agriculture will carry strategies to construct a more secure international. This e-book sequence gathers assessment articles that examine present agricultural concerns and data, then suggest substitute strategies. it is going to consequently aid all scientists, decision-makers, professors, farmers and politicians who desire to construct a secure agriculture, strength and foodstuff procedure for destiny generations.

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2011 39 40 Rahman et al. Keywords DNA markers • RFLP • RAPD • SSRs • SNPs • QTLs • Marker assisted selection • Maize • Rice • Sorghum • Cotton • Brassica • Potato • Soybean • Chickpea Abbreviations QTLs QTN RFLP PCR RAPD SCAR STS CAPS SSR AFLP SRAP SNPs NILs RILs DH ILs BC MAS MAB CPS BB CBB AB MSV CLCuD PSbMV TuYV FW VW SDS ER CMS OA Quantitative trait loci Quantitative trait nucleotide Restriction fragment length polymorphism Polymerase chain reaction Random amplified polymorphic DNA Sequence characterized amplified region Sequence tagged site Cleaved amplified polymorphic sequence Simple sequence repeat Amplified fragment length polymorphism Sequence-related amplified polymorphism Single nucleotide polymorphisms Near-isogenic lines Recombinant inbred lines Doubled haploid Introgression lines Backcross population Marker assisted selection Marker-assisted backcrossing Conventional phenotypic selection Bacterial blight Common bacterial blight Ascochyta blight Maize streak virus Cotton leaf curl disease Pea seed-borne mosaic virus Turnip yellows virus Fusarium wilt Verticulum wilt Sudden-death syndrome Extreme resistance Cytoplasmic male sterility Osmotic adjustment 1 Introduction Conventionally, plant breeders recombine traits present in different parental lines of cultivated and or wild species into single improved genotypes, through various breeding schemes.

Amplified fragment length polymorphism is reliable and requires a minimum of a prior information (Vos et al. 1995), however, it is technically intricate and expensive. Single nucleotide polymorphisms are the most elemental DNA marker, directly reflecting nucleotide differences among genotypes, and are coming to be preferred over other marker systems as advances in DNA sequencing facilitate their discovery and utilization, because of their high occurrence in various genomes and codominance (Lindblad-Toh et al.

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