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Cereal Research Communications

, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 327–333 | Cite as

Locating stable across environment QTL involved in the determination of agronomic characters in wheat

  • B. Kobiljski
  • S. Dencic
  • A. Kondic-Spika
  • U. Lohwasser
  • A. BörnerEmail author
Genetics

Abstract

The International Triticeae Mapping Initiative (ITMI) recombinant inbred line (RIL) population was used to detect quantitative trait loci (QTL) underlying some key agronomic characters in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Trait measurements were taken from five independent field experiments performed in Serbia. Stable across environment QTL involved in the determination of heading/flowering time and ear morphology/grain yield were detected on, respectively, chromosome arms 2DS and 4AL. These map locations are consistent with those obtained where the same population has been grown in contrasting geographical sites. However, as a result of QTL × environment interactions, not all these QTL are expressed in all environments. Nevertheless the (pleiotropic) effect on ear morphology appears to be expressed in almost all environments, and so represents a high value target for wheat improvement.

Keywords

agronomic performance flowering time genetic mapping quantitative trait loci (QTL) ear morphology yield components wheat 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Kobiljski
    • 1
  • S. Dencic
    • 1
  • A. Kondic-Spika
    • 1
  • U. Lohwasser
    • 2
  • A. Börner
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Field and Vegetable CropsNovi SadSerbia
  2. 2.Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)GaterslebenGermany

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