Mapping quantitative trait loci associated with chilling requirement, heat requirement and bloom date in peach (Prunus persica)

The New Phytologist
Shenghua FanAlbert Abbott

Abstract

*Chilling requirement, together with heat requirement, determines the bloom date, which has an impact on the climatic distribution of the genotypes of tree species. The molecular basis of floral bud chilling requirement is poorly understood, despite its importance to the adaptation and production of fruit trees. In addition, the genetic nature of heat requirement and the genetic interrelationships among chilling requirement, heat requirement and bloom date remain unclear. *A peach (Prunus persica) F(2) population of 378 genotypes developed from two genotypes with contrasting chilling requirements was used for linkage map construction and quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping. The floral bud chilling and heat requirements of each genotype were evaluated over 2 yr and the bloom date was scored over 4 yr. *Twenty QTLs with additive effects were identified for three traits, including one major QTL for chilling requirement and two major QTLs for bloom date. The majority of QTLs colocalized with QTLs for other trait(s). In particular, one genomic region of 2 cM, pleiotropic for the three traits, overlapped with the sequenced peach EVG region. *This first report on the QTL mapping of floral bud chilling requirement will facilitate mar...Continue Reading

References

Nov 11, 1995·Nucleic Acids Research·P VosM Kuiper
Oct 4, 2000·The Annals of Thoracic Surgery·S M TugtekinS Schüler
May 16, 2002·The Journal of Heredity·R E Voorrips
Jan 28, 2003·The Journal of Heredity·Y WangAlbert Abbott
Feb 18, 2003·TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik·T N ZhebentyayevaAlbert Abbott
May 26, 2004·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·Elisabeth DirlewangerPere Arús
Sep 25, 2004·The Journal of Heredity·Douglas Gary BielenbergAlbert Abbott
Feb 9, 2005·TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik·C SilvaM Margarida Oliveira
Apr 10, 2007·Trends in Plant Science·Antje Rohde, Rishikesh P Bhalerao
Mar 1, 1968·TAG. Theoretical and applied genetics. Theoretische und angewandte Genetik·C Oppenheimer, E Slor

Citations

Jul 27, 2012·Tree Physiology·Pedro M BarrosM Margarida Oliveira
Mar 10, 2011·BMC Evolutionary Biology·Allison M Louthan, Kathleen M Kay
Sep 18, 2012·BMC Genomics·Abdelali BarakatAlbert Abbott
Feb 25, 2014·BMC Plant Biology·José F RomeuGabino Ríos
Apr 24, 2016·Plant Physiology and Biochemistry : PPB·Ming-Yue SunDong-Sheng Gao
Dec 18, 2010·The New Phytologist·Douglas Gary Bielenberg
Jun 8, 2012·Plant, Cell & Environment·Janice E K CookeOlavi Junttila
Oct 28, 2015·Horticulture Research·Weibing ZhuangZhen Zhang
Jul 1, 2015·Frontiers in Plant Science·Valmor J BianchiPedro Martínez-Gómez
Jul 30, 2014·Frontiers in Plant Science·Raquel Sánchez-PérezPedro Martínez-Gómez
Jun 12, 2014·Frontiers in Plant Science·Gabino RíosMaría Luisa Badenes
Oct 7, 2016·G3 : Genes - Genomes - Genetics·Dianne VelascoJeffrey Ross-Ibarra
Feb 28, 2020·International Journal of Molecular Sciences·Lin ChouFu-Chiun Hsu
Nov 22, 2018·PloS One·Cassia da Silva LingeKsenija Gasic
Feb 2, 2019·Frontiers in Plant Science·Carolina Font I ForcadaMaría Ángeles Moreno
Jun 7, 2017·BMC Genomics·José R Hernández MoraMaria José Aranzana
Jan 29, 2020·Ecology and Evolution·Ting ShiZhihong Gao
Jan 29, 2019·Frontiers in Plant Science·Vítor da Silveira FalavignaFernando Andrés
Mar 27, 2019·BioMed Research International·Prabhakaran SoundararajanJung Sun Kim
Nov 19, 2019·Frontiers in Plant Science·Jianyang Liu, Sherif M Sherif
Jan 13, 2019·Plants·Angelo De PaolisSofia Caretto
Jan 15, 2021·Current Opinion in Plant Biology·Charity Goeckeritz, Courtney A Hollender

Related Concepts

Genome Mapping
Cold Temperature
Crosses, Genetic
Seasonal Variation
Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficient
Quantitative Trait, Heritable
Prunus
Plant Carpals
Inheritance Patterns
Quantitative Trait Loci

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

Synthetic Genetic Array Analysis

Synthetic genetic arrays allow the systematic examination of genetic interactions. Here is the latest research focusing on synthetic genetic arrays and their analyses.

Congenital Hyperinsulinism

Congenital hyperinsulinism is caused by genetic mutations resulting in excess insulin secretion from beta cells of the pancreas. Here is the latest research.

Neural Activity: Imaging

Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Epigenetic Memory

Epigenetic memory refers to the heritable genetic changes that are not explained by the DNA sequence. Find the latest research on epigenetic memory here.

Cell Atlas of the Human Eye

Constructing a cell atlas of the human eye will require transcriptomic and histologic analysis over the lifespan. This understanding will aid in the study of development and disease. Find the latest research pertaining to the Cell Atlas of the Human Eye here.

Femoral Neoplasms

Femoral Neoplasms are bone tumors that arise in the femur. Discover the latest research on femoral neoplasms here.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.