Special Issue "Advances in Research for Solanaceae Breeding and Genetics"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 December 2023 | Viewed by 153
Interests: plant genomic; R-genes; new resistance genes; bioinformatics platform
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Over the last decades, valuable contributions to genetics and breeding were provided in several Solanaceae species. The dissection of complex agronomic traits and breeding methodologies is improving thanks to genomics approaches. In addition, the development of comparative genomic tools contributed to accelerating the discovery of related species. Therefore, relevant achievements obtained in those species, such as tomato, potato, pepper, and eggplant, are a result of interest in other Solanaceous. Moreover, the progresses made in new breeding techniques, such as gene editing can have great potential to precisely change a trait of interest in a well-designed breeding program. This Special Issue will focus on the advances in genetic, genomics and biotechnological approaches available for the genetic improvement of Solanaceae. Moreover, genetic studies for traits of interest and potential strategies to adapt crops to the impacts of climate change are also welcome.
Dr. Maria R. Ercolano
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- genomic approaches
- new breeding techniques
- genome editing