Integrated Genomic Strategies for Cereal Genetic Enhancement: Combining QTL and Association Mapping.

  title={Integrated Genomic Strategies for Cereal Genetic Enhancement: Combining QTL and Association Mapping.},
  author={Anurag Daware and Swarup Kumar Parida and Akhilesh Kumar Tyagi},
  journal={Methods in molecular biology},
Identification of genetic basis for important agronomic traits is essential for marker-assisted crop improvement. Linkage mapping is one of the most popular approaches utilized for identification of major quantitative trait loci (QTLs) governing important agronomic traits in cereals. However, the identified QTLs usually span large genomic intervals and very few of these are subsequently fine mapped to single major effect gene. This hinders application of these QTLs in marker-aided breeding and… 

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