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Plant Breeding Reviews Volume 20

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Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base; understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a fundamental understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops.

Table of Contents

Dedication: Normal Willison Simmonds: Plant Breeder, Teacher, Administrator (W. Spoor & F. England).

The Origin of Maize: Evidence for Tripsacum Ancestry (M. Eubanks).

History of Public Onion Breeding Programs in the United States (I. Goldman, et al.).

Current and Future Issues in Lettuce Breeding (E. Ryder).

Cactus Pear Domestication and Breeding (C. Jacobo).

Somatic Hybridization and Applications in Plant Breeding (A. Johnson & R. Veilleux).

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780471387886
Editor:
Janick, Jules
Publisher:
Wiley
Editor:
Janick, Jules
Author:
Janick, Jules
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
Subject:
Life Sciences - Horticulture
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
plant science
Subject:
Botany-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Volume 20
Series:
Plant Breeding Reviews Plant Breeding Reviews
Series Volume:
Volume 20
Publication Date:
November 2000
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.00x6.00x.75 in. 1.22 lbs.

Related Subjects

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

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