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Title: Coconut, date and oil palm genomics

Author
item Meerow, Alan
item Krueger, Robert
item Singh, Rajinder - Malaysian Palm Oil Board
item Ti, Leslie - Malaysian Palm Oil Board
item Ithnin, Maizura - Malaysian Palm Oil Board
item Li, Leslie - Malaysian Palm Oil Board

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/10/2011
Publication Date: 8/10/2012
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.

Technical Abstract: 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.