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Cereals and Millets

Series: Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants Volume: 1

Edited By: Chittaranjan Kole

349 pages, 25 illus., 3 in colour

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #164716 | ISBN: 3540340319
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NHBS Price: £237.50 $306/€260 approx

About this book

&i;Cereals and Millets&o; form the leading group of field crops, providing staple food for most of the earth's population. This volume, with contributions by 27 eminent scientists, includes chapters on rice, wheat, maize, barley, oats, rye, sorghum, pearl millet, foxtail millet and finger millet. The emphasis is on advanced research on the major crops, including the model plants maize and rice, as well as on future road maps of genomic research for the less-often considered but equally deserving cereals and millets.


Contents

P. K. Subudhi, T. Sasaki, G. S. Khush: Rice; R. K. Varshney, H. S. Balyan, P. Langridge: Wheat; H. Cai: Maize; G. Backes, J. Orabi, G. Fischbeck, A. Jahoor: Barley; H.W. Rines, S.J. Molnar, N.A. Tinker and R. Phillips: Oat; T. Chikmawati, X-F. Ma, K. Ross, Miftahudin, J.P. Gustafson: Secale; H.P. Singh, H.C. Lohithaswa: Sorghum; P. Ozias-Akins, W. W. Hanna, K. M. Devos: Pearl Millet; O. Panaud: Foxtail Millet; M. M. Dida, K. M. Devos: Finger Millet.


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