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Utilizing Linkage Disequilibrium and Association Mapping to Implement Candidate Gene Based Markers in Perennial Ryegrass Breeding

  • Kevin F. Smith
  • Mark P. Dobrowolski
  • Noel O. I. Cogan
  • Germán C. Spangenberg
  • John W. Forster

Abstract.

Development of accurate high-throughput molecular marker systems such as SNPs permits evaluation and selection of favourable gene variants to accelerate elite varietal production. SNP discovery in perennial ryegrass has been based on PCR amplification and sequencing of multiple amplicons designed to scan all components of the transcriptional unit.

Keywords

Association Mapping Perennial Ryegrass Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase Lolium Perenne Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Locus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin F. Smith
    • 1
    • 3
  • Mark P. Dobrowolski
    • 1
    • 3
  • Noel O. I. Cogan
    • 2
    • 3
  • Germán C. Spangenberg
    • 2
    • 3
  • John W. Forster
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Primary Industries Research VictoriaHamilton CentreHamiltonAustralia
  2. 2.Primary Industries Research VictoriaVictorian AgriBiosciences Centre, La Trobe Research and Development ParkBundooraAustralia
  3. 3.Molecular Plant Breeding Cooperative Research CentreAustralia

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