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Plant Breeding Reviews #22: Plant Breeding Reviews

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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 22 presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a practical understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops.

About the Author

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

1. Dedication: Denton E. Alexander;

Teacher,Maize Geneticist, and Breeder (Robert J. Lambert).

2. Estimating and Interpreting Heritabilityfor Plant Breeding: An Update (James B. Holland, Wyman E. Nyquist, andCuauhtemoc T. Cervantes-Martinez).

I. The Meaning of Heritability.

II. Response to Selection.

III. Covariances of Relatives.

IV. Variance Among Selection Units.

V. Estimating Heritability as a Functionof Variance Components.

VI. Estimating Heritability from Parent-OffspringRegression.

VII. Estimating Realized Heritability.

VIII. Examples of Heritability Estimates.

Appendices.

Literature Cited.

3. Advanced Statistical Methods for EstimatingGenetic Variances in Plants (Shizhong Xu).

I. Introduction.

II. Genetic Model.

III. Least Squares Estimation.

IV. Maximum Likelihood Analysis.

V. Bayesian Analysis.

VI. Discussion and Conclusions.

Literature Cited.

4. Oil Palm Genetic Improvement (A. C. Soh, G. Wong, T. Y. Hor, C. C. Tan, and P. S. Chew).

I. Introduction.

II. Germplasm Resources.

III. Improvement Objectives.

IV. Breeding Techniques.

V. Future Prospects.

Literature Cited.

5. Breeding Wheat for Resistance to Insects (William A. Berzonsky, Hongjian Ding, Scott D. Haley,Marion O. Harris, Robert J. Lamb, R. I. H. McKenzie,Herbert W. Ohm, Fred L. Patterson, Frank Peairs,David R. Porter, Roger H. Ratcliffe, and Thomas G. Shanower).

I. Introduction.

II. Wheat Stem Sawfly.

III. Wheat Midge.

IV. Hessian Fly.

V. Russian Wheat Aphid.

VI. Greenbug.

Literature Cited6. Peanut Breeding and Genetic Resources (C. Corley Holbrook and H. Thomas Stalker).

I. Introduction.

II. Evolution and Taxonomy.

III. Reproductive Development.

IV. Cytogenetics and Genomes.

V. Genetic Resources.

VI. Breeding Peanut.

VII. Summary.

Literature Cited.

7. History and Breeding of Table Beetin the United States (I. L. Goldman and J. P. Navazio).

I. Introduction.

II. Crop Origins.

III. Horticulture of Table Beet.

IV. Genetics and Breeding.

V. Breeding Methods.

VI. Future Directions.

Literature Cited.

8. Yeast as a Molecular Genetic Systemfor Improvement of Plant Salt Tolerance (Tracie K. Matsumoto, Ray A. Bressan, P. M. Hasegawa,and Jose M. Pardo).

I. Introduction.

II. Yeast Complementation.

III. Orthologous Plant and Yeast Genes.

IV. Similarity of Cellular Salt Tolerance in Plantsand Yeast.

Literature Cited.

Subject Index.

Cumulative Subject Index.

Cumulative Contributor Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471215417
Editor:
Janick, Jules
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Editor:
Janick, Jules
Author:
Janick, Jules
Author:
Jules
Author:
Janick
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Life Sciences - Horticulture
Subject:
Agriculture - Crop Science
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy - Crop Science
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
plant science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Volume 22
Series:
Plant Breeding Reviews Plant Breeding Reviews
Series Volume:
Volume 22
Publication Date:
November 2002
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
9.36x6.30x1.16 in. 1.59 lbs.

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Agronomy
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Crop Science
Science and Mathematics » Biology » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General

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