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Genomics of quality traits

Ma, W.ORCID: 0000-0002-1264-866X, Anderson, O., Kuchel, H., Bonnardeaux, Y., Collins, H., Morell, M.K., Langridge, P. and Appels, R. (2009) Genomics of quality traits. In: Muehlbauer, G.J. and Feuillet, C., (eds.) Genetics and Genomics of the Triticeae. Springer US, New York, pp. 611-652.

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The quality attributes of cereal grains are valued in the context of a complex food chain that integrates outputs achievable by breeding, production, and processing. New processing technologies, environmental change, and changes in consumer preferences demand that quality attributes of wheat and barley need to be continually modified. The advances in the genomics of quality described in this chapter provide the basis for ensuring that the genetic approaches encompassing the complexities of the gene networks underpinning quality attributes can meet the challenges presented by the rapid changes occurring within the food chain.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Centre for Comparative Genomics
Publisher: Springer US
Copyright: 2009 Springer-Verlag
Notes: Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models; No. 7
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