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Fine mapping of the chromosome 5B region carrying closely linked rust resistance genes Yr47 and Lr52 in wheat
- Naeela Qureshi, Harbans Bariana, Kerrie Forrest, Matthew Hayden, Beat Keller, Thomas Wicker, Justin Faris, Elena Salina, Urmil Bansal
- Theoretical and applied genetics 2017 v.130 no.3 pp. 495-504
- rust diseases, microsatellite repeats, marker-assisted selection, genetic resistance, chromosomes, expressed sequence tags, surveys, wheat, chromosome mapping, Triticum aestivum, Brachypodium distachyon, disease resistance, genotype, genotyping, inbred lines, single nucleotide polymorphism
- KEY MESSAGE: Fine mapping of Yr47 and Lr52 in chromosome arm 5BS of wheat identified close linkage of the marker sun180 to both genes and its robustness for marker-assisted selection was demonstrated. The widely effective and genetically linked rust resistance genes Yr47 and Lr52 have previously been mapped in the short arm of chromosome 5B in two F₃ populations (Aus28183/Aus27229 and Aus28187/Aus27229). The Aus28183/Aus27229 F₃ population was advanced to generate an F₆ recombinant inbred line (RIL) population to identify markers closely linked with Yr47 and Lr52. Diverse genomic resources including flow-sorted chromosome survey sequence contigs representing the orthologous region in Brachypodium distachyon, the physical map of chromosome arm 5BS, expressed sequence tags (ESTs) located in the 5BS6-0.81-1.00 deletion bin and resistance gene analog contigs of chromosome arm 5BS were used to develop markers to saturate the target region. Selective genotyping was also performed using the iSelect 90 K Infinium wheat SNP assay. A set of SSR, STS, gene-based and SNP markers were developed and genotyped on the Aus28183/Aus27229 RIL population. Yr47 and Lr52 are genetically distinct genes that mapped 0.4 cM apart in the RIL population. The SSR marker sun180 co-segregated with Lr52 and mapped 0.4 cM distal to Yr47. In a high resolution mapping population of 600 F₂ genotypes Yr47 and Lr52 mapped 0.2 cM apart and marker sun180 was placed 0.4 cM distal to Lr52. The amplification of a different sun180 amplicon (195 bp) than that linked with Yr47 and Lr52 (200 bp) in 204 diverse wheat genotypes demonstrated its robustness for marker-assisted selection of these genes.