Course - detail

LGN5831 - Special Topics in Genetics and Breeding


Credit hours

In-class work
per week
Practice
per week
Credits
Duration
Total
3
0
8
15 weeks
120 hours

Instructor
Fernando Angelo Piotto
Jose Baldin Pinheiro

Objective
This course aims to provide doctoral students a more comprehensive, updated and advanced training on various topics in Genetics and Breeding.

Content
The program consists of Special Topics within the following items: Quantitative Genetics, Population Genetics, Genetics of Microorganisms, Molecular Genetics, Cytogenetics, Evolution, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Agroindustry, Experimental techniques for genetic breeding, Germplasm: maintenance and use, Efficiency of breeding methods, Strategies for simultaneous breeding of multiple traits, Genotype by Environment Interaction, Molecular techniques applied to breeding.

Bibliography
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ALTUKHOV, Y.P. Population Genetics: Diversity and Stability. London: Harwood Academic, 1992.
AZEVEDO, J.L. Genética de Microrganismos. Goiânia: UFG, 1998.
BAKER, R.J. Selection Indices in Plant Breeding. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 1986. 218 p.
BOROJEVIC, S. Principles and Methods of Plant Breeding. Netherlands: Elsevier Publishing, Inc. Amsterdan, 1990. 368 p.
BROWN, T.A. Gene Cloning. London: Chapman & Hall, 1995, 387p.
C.J. BOS Fungal Genetics: Principles and Practice. New York : Marcel Dekker, 1996.
CHOO, K.H.A. The Centromere. New York: Oxford University Press. 1997.
CHRISPEELS, M.J. & SADAVA, D.E. Plants, Genes, and Crop Biotechnology. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Boston, 2003, 561 p.
CHRITIANSEN, M.N.; LEWIS, C.F. (eds.) Breeding Plants for Less Favorable Environments. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1982. 459 p.
FALCONER, D.S.; MACKAY, T.F.C. Introduction to Quantitative Genetics. 4ª ed. London: Longman, 1996. 464 p.
FORD-LLOYD, B.; M. JACKSON, M. Plant Genetic Resources: An Introduction to Their Conservations and Use. Baltimore, Edward Arnold, 1986. 146 p.
FRANKEL, R. (ed.), . Heterosis: Reappraisal of Theory and Practice. Berlin : Springer-Verlag, 1983. 290 p.
FREY, K.J. (ed.), Plant Breeding II. Ames, Iowa: The Iowa State University Press, 1981. 497 p.
GUPTA, P.K. & TSUCHIYA, T. Chromosome Engineering in Plants. Genetics, Breeding, Evolution. Amsterdam: Elsevier. 1991, Part A. 639 p. Part B. 630 p.
HALLAUER, A.R.; MIRANDA, J.B. Quantitative Genetics in Plant Breeding. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1988, 468 p. 2ª edição.
HESLOP-HARRISON, J.S. ; FLAVEL, R.B. The chromosome. Oxford: BIOS. 1993.
JOHNSTON, J.R. Molecular Genetics of Yeast. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1994.
KIPLING, D. The Telomere. New York : Oxford University Press. 1996.
LEWIN, B. Genes VIII. Pearson Education, Inc. Upper Saddle River, 2004, 1027 p.
PATERSON, A.H. Genome Mapping in Plants. San Diego: Academic Press, 1996, 330p.
SEARLE, S.R. et al Variance Components. New York: Wiley, 1992.
TERZAGHI, E.A.; WILKINS, A.S. ; PENNY, D. Molecular Evolution. Boston: Jones and Bartlett. 1984.
VIRMANI,S.S. Heterosis and Hybrid Rice Breeding. Berlim: Springer-Verlag, 1994
Periódicos
Nature Genetics; Genes and Development; Genetics; Cell; Molecular Cell; Trends in Genetics; Trends in Plant Sciences; Current Opinion in Plant Biology; Heredity; Genome Research; Annual Review of Genetics; Annual R. Plant Biology; Chromosoma; Crop Science; EMBO Journal; Molecular Biology and Evolution; Journal of Molecular Evolution; Mopecular Phylogenetics and Evolution; FEMS; Heredity; Journal of Molecular Biology; Molecular and General Genomics; Molecular-Plant Microbe Interactions; Mycologia; Mutation Research; Nature; Nucleic Acids Research; Plant Breeding; Plant Cell; Plant Journal; Plant Molecular Biology; Science; The Plant Cell; Theoretical and Applied Genetics; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA