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Title:Empirical Evaluation of Marker -Assisted Selection for Improving Quantitative Traits in Sweet Corn
Author(s):Yousef, Gad Gabra A.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Juvik, John A.
Department / Program:Horticulture
Discipline:Horticulture
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Biology, Molecular
Abstract:Results generated from this study suggest that incorporating DNA markers to traditional breeding programs can expedite selection progress and reduce costs. Also, data suggests that beneficial QTL identified in one population can exert similar effects in other genetic backgrounds.
Issue Date:2000
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:177 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/87834
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9971234
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:2000


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