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Genetic Improvement of Vegetable Crops

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Edited By: G Kalloo and BO Bergh

Pergamon Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #22290 | ISBN: 0080408265
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54 chapters on individual crops, covering cytology, genetics, breeding objectives, germplasm resources, reproductive biology, heterosis & hybrid seed production, and processing attributes and technology.

Gates, Phil This will be an indispensible book for plant breeders and a key source of reference for any crop scientist who is beginning work with a new vegetable species. J. therm. Biol. Vol. 19, No. 1


Selected Papers: Preface. Chive Allium schoenoprasum L., T. Tatlioglu. Leek Allium ampeloprasum, D. A. C. Pink. Welsh onion Allium fistulosum, B. V. Ford-Lloyd & S. J. Armstrong. Brussel sprouts Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera DC., D. J. Okendon & B. M. Smith. Chinese cabbage Brassica pekinensis B. chinensis, G. Kalloo & M. K. Rana. Kohlrabi Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes, G. Kalloo. Ashgourd Benincase hispida (Thumb.) Cogn., N. Mini Raj et al. Bottle gourd Lageneria sicerari (Mol.) Standl., G. Kalloo. Snakegourd Trichosanthes anguina L., N. Mini Raj et al. Melon Cucumis melo L., J. D. McCreight. Amaranth Amaranthus spp., I. Sreelathakumary & K. V. Peter. Cowpea Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp, M. G. Som & P. Hazra. Field bean Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet, G. Kalloo. Runner bean Phaseolus coccineus L., G. Kalloo. Soybean Glycine max (L.) Merrill, G. S. Brar & T. E. Carter Jr. Beetroot Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris, D. A. C. Pink. Parsnip Pastina sativa L., G. Kalloo. Swede and turnip Brassica napus L. var. napobrassica L. var. glabra, D. A. C. Pink. Chicory Chichorium intybus L., G. Kalloo. Lettuce Lactuca sativa L., D. A. C. Pink & E. M. Keane. Watercress Rorippa spp., D. A. C. Pink. Potato Solanum tuberosum , D. S. Douches & K. Jastrzebski. Cassava Manihot esculenta Crantz, C. H. Hershey. Taro Colocasia spp., C. A. C. Okonkwo. Globe artichoke Cynara scolymus L., P. Pecaut. Okra Abelmaschus spp., B. R. Sharma. Sweet corn Zea mays L., W. F. Tracey.

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