Molecular markers

QTL mapping of soybean oil content for marker-assisted selection in plant breeding program

D. C. Leite, Pinheiro, J. B., Campos, J. B., Di Mauro, A. O., Unêda-Trevisoli, S. H., Leite, D. C., Pinheiro, J. B., Campos, J. B., Di Mauro, A. O., Unêda-Trevisoli, S. H., Leite, D. C., Pinheiro, J. B., Campos, J. B., Di Mauro, A. O., and Unêda-Trevisoli, S. H., QTL mapping of soybean oil content for marker-assisted selection in plant breeding program, vol. 15, p. -, 2016.

The present study was undertaken to detect and map the quantitative trait loci (QTL) related to soybean oil content. We used 244 progenies derived from a bi-parental cross of the Lineage 69 (from Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”/Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias - Breeding Program) and Tucunaré cultivar. A total of 358 simple sequence repeat (SSR; microsatellite) markers were used to investigate the polymorphism between the parental lines, and for the polymorphic lines all the F2 individuals were tested.

Verification and evaluation of grain QTLs using RILs from TD70 x Kasalath in rice

Y. D. Zhang, Zheng, J., Liang, Z. K., Liang, Y. L., Peng, Z. H., and Wang, C. L., Verification and evaluation of grain QTLs using RILs from TD70 x Kasalath in rice, vol. 14, pp. 14882-14892, 2015.

Grain size is an important trait that directly influences the yield of rice. Validation and evaluation of grain genes is important in rice genetic studies and for breeding. In a population of 240 recombinant inbred lines (RILs) derived from a cross between an extra-large grain japonica variety TD70 and a small grain indica variety Kasalath, we mapped 19 QTLs controlling grain traits. These QTLs included six cloned grain genes, namely, GW2, GS3, qSW5, qGL3, GS5, and GW8.

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