The Influence of Mitochondrial Genetics on Crop Breeding Strategies

Sally A. Mackenzie

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

16 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPlant Breeding Reviews
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9780470650301
ISBN (Print)0471666939, 9780471666936
StatePublished - Jun 23 2010


  • Cytoplasm, marked influence on outcome of particular crosses
  • Cytoplasmic diversity and crop evolution
  • Cytoplasmic genetics implications - for plant breeder
  • Cytoplasmic male sterility
  • Emerging directions - for plant mitochondrial research and breeding strategies
  • Mitochondrial genetics influence on crop breeding strategies
  • Mitochondrial genome structure in plants
  • Nuclear cytoplasmic incompatibility - occurrence and development implications
  • Nuclear-mitochondrial interactions - underlying male fertility restoration
  • Plant cytoplasmic-nuclear interaction - detailed investigations required

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

Cite this

Mackenzie, S. A. (2010). The Influence of Mitochondrial Genetics on Crop Breeding Strategies. In Plant Breeding Reviews (Vol. 25, pp. 115-138). wiley.