Quantitative trait loci for photosynthetic pigment concentration in a doubled-haploid population of pak choi (Brassica rapa ssp. chinensis var. communis Tsen et Lee)
Wang, Q., Hou, X. L., Geng, J. F., Cheng, Y., Ban, Q. Y., Zou, J. W. and Barker, Guy C.. (2010) Quantitative trait loci for photosynthetic pigment concentration in a doubled-haploid population of pak choi (Brassica rapa ssp. chinensis var. communis Tsen et Lee). Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, Vol.85 (No.5). pp. 421-426. ISSN 1462-0316Full text not available from this repository.
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Quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping and marker development are essential steps in any molecular breeding programme. In this study, QTL for photosynthetic pigment concentration were identified using a doubled-haploid (DH) population of 112 lines derived from an F-1 hybrid of Pak Choi, 'Shuly', obtained from a cross between Brassica rapa lines SW-13 and SU-124 through microspore culture. QTL mapping was carried out using a modification to the map of 'Shulv. Alignment of the linkage groups was carried out with those of reference B. rapa maps, allowing the assignment of these groups as A01-A10. In total, 11 QTL were associated with photosynthetic pigment concentration and identified on linkage groups A05, A08, and A10. The maximum phenotypic variance for a single QTL was 38.0%. Markers closely linked to these QTL could assist in the development of Pak Choi cultivars with increased yield, due to having improved photosynthetic capabilities.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||S Agriculture > SB Plant culture|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- ) > Warwick HRI (2004-2010)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology|
|Publisher:||Headley Bros. Ltd.|
|Official Date:||September 2010|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 421-426|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||National High Technology Research and Development Programme of China, State Natural Science Foundation, Jiangsu Natural Science Foundation|
|Grant number:||2006AA10Z1C9, 30671420, BK2008035|
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