Genome Wide Association Mapping for Drought Recovery Trait in Rice (Oryza Sativa L.)
International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 1, May 2015, Pages: 11-18
Received: May 14, 2015; Accepted: May 31, 2015; Published: Jun. 1, 2015
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Zaniab Al-Shugeairy, Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK; Present address: Field Crop Department, College of Agriculture, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
Adam H. Price, Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
David Robinson, Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
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Rice is the one of the oldest crop cereals in Asia and has been grown since ancient times. In the present study, a rice diversity panel was exposed to drought and drought recovery was scored to identify QTLs and candidate genes related to drought resistance. There are no reports of QTL mapping using Genome wide association mapping for drought recovery has been published. Only one significant association on chromosome 2 for drought recovery with physical position at 24559374 bp was found. positional candidate genes underneath QTL was examined bioinformatically and through the literature revealing several interesting genes which may offer potential for developing drought resistant rice cultivars.
Mapping, Rice, Drought Recovery, Association
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Zaniab Al-Shugeairy, Adam H. Price, David Robinson, Genome Wide Association Mapping for Drought Recovery Trait in Rice (Oryza Sativa L.), International Journal of Applied Agricultural Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 11-18. doi: 10.11648/j.ijaas.20150101.12
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