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Identification of founding accessions and patterns of relatedness and inbreeding derived from historical pedigree data in a white clover germplasm collection in New Zealand
(Wiley on behalf of the Crop Science Society of America, 2019-09)
Pedigrees provide suitable input for tracking breeding crosses and monitor plants and animal populations. Pedigree analysis is an essential tool to visualize and describe population structure and genetic diversity. Pasture ...
Identification of founding accessions and patterns of relatedness and inbreeding derived from historical pedigree data in a red clover germplasm collection in New Zealand
(Crop Science Society of America, 2019-09-05)
Pedigree maps are useful for germplasm exploration and identification of genetic bottlenecks. The primary objective of this study was to construct pedigree maps for red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) accessions held in the ...
Our nitrogen 'footprint': the need for increased crop nitrogen use efficiency
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc. on behalf of the Association of Applied Biologists, 2013-09)
Nitrogen (N) is an essential element for the growth and development of all living organisms, as it is a constituent of DNA, RNA, ATP and protein. In plants, N is also an essential component of other key compounds including ...