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Introgression mapping in the grasses

King, Julie; Armstead, Ian P.; Donnison, Iain S.; Harper, John A.; Roberts, Luned A.; Thomas, Howard; Ougham, Helen; Thomas, Ann; Huang, Lin; King, Ian P.


Ian P. Armstead

Iain S. Donnison

John A. Harper

Luned A. Roberts

Howard Thomas

Helen Ougham

Ann Thomas

Lin Huang


The unique properties of Lolium/Festuca hybrids and their derivatives provide an ideal system for intergeneric introgression. At IGER a focus on the Lolium perenne/Festuca pratensis system is being exploited to elucidate genome organization in the grasses, determination of the genetic control of target traits and the isolation of markers for marker-assisted selection in breeding programmes.


King, J., Armstead, I. P., Donnison, I. S., Harper, J. A., Roberts, L. A., Thomas, H., …King, I. P. (2007). Introgression mapping in the grasses. Chromosome Research, 15(1), 105-113.

Journal Article Type Article
Online Publication Date Feb 12, 2007
Publication Date 2007-01
Deposit Date Dec 6, 2018
Journal Chromosome Research
Print ISSN 0967-3849
Electronic ISSN 1573-6849
Publisher BMC
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 15
Issue 1
Pages 105-113
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