CONSERVATION, CHARACTERIZATION, AND GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF SUBTROPICAL AND TROPICAL ORNAMENTAL GERMPLASM
Location: Subtropical Horticulture Research
Title: Coconut, Date and Oil Palm Genomics
Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: February 10, 2011
Publication Date: August 10, 2012
Citation: Meerow, A.W., Krueger, R., Singh, R., Ti, L.L., Ithnin, M., Li, L.O. 2012. Coconut, Date and Oil Palm Genomics. In: Schnell, R.J, Priyadarsham, P.M., editors. Genomics of Tree Crops. New York, NY: Springer. p. 299-351.
Interpretive Summary: A review of molecular genetic research is presented for the three most economically important palm crops, coconut, date palm and oil palm.
A review of genomics research is presented for the three most economically important palm crops, coconut (Cocos nucifera), date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) and oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), encompassing molecular markers studies of genetic diversity, genetic mapping, quantitative trait loci discovery, and whole genome sequencing.