Quantitative Traits Breeding for Multifunctional Grasslands and Turf by Dejan SokoloviQuantitative Traits Breeding for Multifunctional Grasslands and Turf by Dejan Sokolovi

Quantitative Traits Breeding for Multifunctional Grasslands and Turf

byDejan SokoloviEditorChristian Huyghe, Jasmina Radovi

Hardcover | September 25, 2014

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Grasslands are among the largest ecosystems in the world and consequently are of great importance to mankind. The genotypes of the species which are the main components of the grasslands have great influence on total outcome and successful utilization of grasslands. Therefore fodder crops and turf swards should be constantly improved to follow modern trends in agriculture production and landscape architecture. The wide range of breeding programs for forage and amenity species, as well as new breeding methods and techniques, is rapidly expanding the boundaries and is making it possible to achieve outstanding breeding results. This book includes papers presented at the 30thEUCARPIA Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section Meeting. The challenging title of the book focuses on breeding of quantitative traits, which directly impact the profitability and sustainability of grasslands and fodder crops production, as well as on multidisciplinary approach in grassland research and utilisation. Included papers offer a unique collection of ideas and breakthroughs in the fields of fodder crops and amenity grasses breeding and genetics, as well as in the creative and innovative application of new tools in practical breeding.

Title:Quantitative Traits Breeding for Multifunctional Grasslands and TurfFormat:HardcoverDimensions:397 pagesPublished:September 25, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401790434

ISBN - 13:9789401790437

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Table of Contents

Preface.-Part 1. Introduction. 1. Forage and grasslands in a sustainable agriculture: new challenges for breeding;Christian Huyghe, Charles Brummer.- 2. Agriculture, forage crops and grasslands in Serbia: production and breeding;Dejan SokoloviÄ et al.-Part 2. Genetic diversity among and within species. 3.Ex situconservation of genetic resources of forage and turf species in the IPK Gene bank at Malchow;Evelin Willner, K.J. Dehmer.- 4. Genetic response to climate scenarios inDactylisandFestucaof temperatevsMediterranean origin;Mark Ghesquière et al.- 5. Monitoring of vegetation changes in selected sinkholes in the Moravian karst, Czech Republic;TomáÅ¡ Vymyslický, ZdenÄk Musil.- 6. Evaluation of a diverse collection of red clover germplasm for susceptibility to clover rot (Sclerotinia trifoliorum) and other important traits;Tim Vleugels et al.- 7. Variability of alsike clover (Trifolium hybridumL.) natural populations from Serbia;Mirjana PetroviÄ et al.- 8. Characterization of some local populations ofMedicagominimacollected in the Central Steppe of Algeria;Abderrezak Chebouti et al.- 9. Genetic variability of the most important traits in meadow fescue accessions;SnežanaBabiÄ et al.- 10. Morphological variation between perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenneL.) natural ecotypes;Vilma KemeÅ¡ytÄ et al.- 11. Variability of selected traits in the Czech alfalfa core collection;Jan Pelikán et al.- 12. Influence of management and habitat on genotypic and phenotypic diversity ofDactylis glomerata;Luisa Last et al.- 13. The utilisation of wildFabaceaespecies in grasslands;DanielaKnotová et al.- 14. Assessment of susceptibility of different alfalfa genotypes toColletotrichum destructivum;Tanja VasiÄ et al.- 15. The Czech core collection of Medicagospp.;TomáÅ¡ Vymyslický et al.-Part 3. Practical breeding of fodder crops. 16. Variation in cell wall digestibility of perennial ryegrass at heading stage;Frederik van Parijs et al.- 17. Factors influencing animal preference of tall fescue genotypes;MathiasCougnon et al.- 18. Fair evaluation of yield potential in forage species evaluation;UlfFeuerstein, Anita Swieter.- 19. Patterns of morphophysiological diversity and their implications for selection of grazing-tolerant Lucerne;LucianoPecetti et al.- 20. Combining abilities of different alfalfa (Medicago sativaL.) varieties;JasminaRadovic et al.- 21. Towards productive summer dormant cocksfoot for Mediterranean climates;Philippe Barre et al.- 22. Potential of some neglected European annual legume crops for forage production;AleksandarMikiÄ, V. MihailoviÄ.- 23. New insights into alfalfa forage quality through the research project Qual&Medica;Marilena Paolini et al.- 24. Certain aspects of breeding forage brassicas;Aleksandar MikiÄ et al.- 25. Evaluation of dormancy and winter hardiness of alfalfa (Medicago sativaL.) experimental lines, obtained by crossing parental lines characterized within the framework of the PERMED project;Valentina Nanni et al.- 26. Breeding perennial ryegrass with enhanced water soluble carbohydrate content;An Ghesquiere, J. Baert.- 27. Resistance of perennial ryegrass to crown and stem rust under field and greenhouse conditions;Radek MacháÄ, Bohumir CagaÅ¡.- 28. Ideotypes of forage pea (Pisum sativum) cultivars;Vojislav MihailoviÄ, A. MikiÄ.-Part 4. Turf grass breeding. 29. Recent achievements in breeding for turf quality under biotic and abiotic stress;Trygve Aamlid, Vinsent Gensollen.- 30. Evaluation of grass species cultivars and mixtures for use in high quality lawn tennis courts;Andy Newell.-Part 5. New biotechnology methods in sustainable breeding: strategies and implementation. 31. Characterisation of genetic diversity for resistance and quality traits using molecular tools;Hilde Muylle et al.- 32. Genome sequencing of model and forage legume species: consequences for genetic studies;Bernadette Julier et al.- 33. A genetic association between leaf elongation rate and flowering time in perennial ryegrass;Daniel Thorogood et al.- 34. Inheritance of crown rust resistance in a perennial ryegrass genotype of the cultivar Arvella;Franz Xaver Schubiger, B. Boller.- 35. High density array for SNP genotyping and mapping in tetraploid alfalfa;Yuanhong Han et al.- 36. Variation of cell wall digestibility in fodder grasses with particular focus on a perennial ryegrass breeding pool;JostBaert et al.- 37. QTL identification for leaf senescence in perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenneL.);Meraluna Canunayon, Daniel Thorogood.- 38. Validation of candidate genes expression profiles during cold acclimation and freezing in perennial ryegrass;Kristina J onaviÄienÄ et al .- 39. Different aspects of shoot branching in red clover;Annemie Van Minnebruggen et al.- 40. AFLP analysis of genetic diversity in an association mapping panel ofLolium perenneL.;GrazinaStatkeviÄiÅ«tÄ et al.- 41. Allele frequency of local maize inbred lines (Zea maysL.);Jasmina Milenkovic et al.-Part 6. Breeding for new roles of multifunctional forage species. 42. Breeding for 'HealthyHay': Can we optimise plant polyphenols in legumes for ruminant nutrition, animal health and environmental sustainability?;IreneMueller-Harvey.- 43. High-throughput genome-wide genotyping to revive the use of natural diversity in forage and turf breeding;Jean Paul Sampoux et al.- 44. Monitoring, analysis and modeling of yield and quality dynamics ofLolium perennevarieties for biogas production;AnitaSwieter et al.- 45. Effects of rhizobacterial inoculation of a preceding oat crop on alfalfa (Medicago sativaL.) yield;DuÅ¡ica DeliÄ et al.- 46.Phalaris arundinaceaL.: Variations in seed shattering and related traits in a breeding collection;Karin Förster et al.- 47. Effect of alfalfa cultivar on pollinator visitation, seed yield and yield components;Goran JevtiÄ et al.- 48. The influence of individual and combined inoculants on development of alfalfa on acidic soil;SnežanaAndjelkoviÄ et al.- 49. Alfalfa genetic variation for biomass production in pure and mixed stands;AmelMaamouri et al.-Part 7. Forage and seed production. 50. Drought effect on yield of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenneL.);Jonas Aper et al.- 51. Optimising stand density and nitrogen fertiliser rates for seed production in the tetraploid Italian ryegrass cultivar K29T;Aleksandar SimiÄ et al.- 52. The influence of climatic conditions on forage yield and quality of certain types of grass;TihomirÄupiÄ et al.- 53. Indicating soil quality using urease and saccharase activity in abandoned grassland and differently managed crop fields;LigitaBaležentienÄ.