Genomics of Citrus, a Major Fruit Crop of Tropical and Subtropical Regions

  • Mikeal L. Roose
  • Timothy J. Close
Part of the Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models book series (PGG, volume 1)


Genomics in citrus and closely related genera is relatively advanced, with many linkage maps, several bacterial artificial chromosome libraries, a physical map, a fairly large and well-annotated expressed sequence tag collection, several microarrays, and a low coverage (1.2x) genome sequence for sweet orange. This chapter reviews the various genomics resources available for citrus. Integration of these resources, particularly those developed in different laboratories, remains a challenge.


Quantitative Trait Locus Analysis Sweet Orange Citrus Species Trifoliate Orange Poncirus Trifoliata 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikeal L. Roose
    • 1
  • Timothy J. Close
  1. 1.Department of Botany & Plant SciencesUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideU.S.A.

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