Browsing Doctoral Degrees (Genetics) by Title

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    • Signatures of selection in natural and cultured Abalone (Haliotis midae) : a population genomics study 

      Rhode, Clint (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The South African abalone, Haliotis midae, commonly known as perlemoen, is an economically important gastropod mollusc. Historically, this species maintained a lucrative fisheries sector; however with ...

    • Small RNA profiling of grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3 infected grapevine plants 

      Bester, Rachelle (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: One of the most important viral diseases of grapevine worldwide is grapevine leafroll disease (GLD). A number of viruses from the family Closteroviridae have been associated with this disease, though Grapevine ...

    • Small RNA profiling of virus-infected apple plants 

      Visser, Marike (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Apple stem grooving virus (ASGV) is globally associated with latent infection in commercial apple trees. Little is known about this plant-­‐virus interaction. This study made use of next-­‐generation ...

    • Tagging and mapping of prominent structural genes on chromosome arm 7DL of common wheat 

      Groenewald, Johannes Zacharias (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Chromosome arm 7DL of common wheat carries genes for agronomically important traits such as leaf rust, stem rust, Russian wheat aphid and eye spot resistance. Some of these genes occur on introgressed ...

    • Trehalose and carbon partitioning in sugarcane 

      Bosch, Susan (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-12)
      The current understanding of the regulation of sucrose accumulation is still incomplete even though many scientists have investigated this subject. Components of trehalose metabolism have been implicated in the regulation ...

    • Virus induced gene silencing for the study of starch metabolism 

      George, Gavin M. (Gavin Mager) (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Virus Induced Gene Silencing (VIGS) was optimized to allow for the study of starch metabolism. The plastidial inorganic pyrophosphatase gene, for which a mutant has never been identified, was studied ...