Plant Ecogenomics


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Plant Ecogenomics Editors: Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Peerzada Arshid Shabir, Peerzada Yasir Yousuf Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Apple Academic Press Inc.
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Pages: 256 Illustrations and other contents: 6 Tables, black and white; 4 Line drawings, color; 13 Line drawings, black and white; 4 Illustrations, color; 13 Illustrations, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9781774910184 Categories: ,

This new volume offers a valuable introduction to plant ecology from a genomics point of view, presenting a thorough foundation and summary of modern approaches, methodologies, research goals, and evidence of plant ecology in the modern genomic era. The book also presents important updated information on the most recent knowledge of the different aspects of plant populations. The volume gives an overview of the approaches to unravelling the genetic basis underlying fundamental responses of plants to their natural environments, describing in detail the concepts, aims, and approaches of plant ecological genomics along with the genomic tools embraced by ecologists for mining various ecological problems. Recent advances and breakthroughs made in molecular markers along with their applications in plant ecogenomic studies are shared, and specific applications, techniques, and tools are described as well, such advanced molecular techniques, next-generation sequencing, eDNA metabarcoding, among others.

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"In this book, established and emerging methodologies being employed in ecological genomics have been discussed, and emphasis has been made on how this framework can address long-standing and emerging questions in plant ecology. It aims to highlight how indispensable the eco-genomics approach is and how the advances in the field of genomics have revolutionized the discipline of field of ecology." Prof. Munir Ozturk, (Prof. Emeritus) Department of Botany, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Author Biography

Peerzada Arshid Shabir, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Botany in the Department of Higher Education, Jammu and Kashmir, India, specializing in plant reproductive ecology. He has published research articles and book chapters and has also presented his work at national and international conferences. His current research interests include the genomic bases of phenotypic plasticity and the study of the genomic bases of adaptation and speciation. Peerzada Yasir Yousuf, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Botany in the Department of Higher Education, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He has published research articles and book chapters and has presented his work at national and international conferences. He has also delivered extension lectures on plant physiology and molecular ecology. He was formerly a Senior Research Fellow at the Molecular Ecology Laboratory at Jamia Hamdard (deemed to be University), New Delhi. Khalid Rehman Hakeem, PhD, is Professor at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience in plant ecophysiology, biotechnology and molecular biology, medicinal plant research, plant-microbe-soil interactions, as well as in environmental studies. He is also involved with several international research projects with government organizations. To date, Dr. Hakeem has authored and edited more than 60 books with international publishers and has published more than 115 research publications in international journals, over 50 book chapters, and several edited books.