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Rice Breeding and Genetics: Research Priorities and Challenges

Edited By: Jata S Nanda

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #108665 | ISBN: 157808086X
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Contents

Rice breeding and genetics - research perspectives; hybrid rice; sustainable integrated rice production; drought and submergence in rice production; new plant type of rice for increasing the genetic yield potential; hybrid sterility in rice - its genetics and implications for differentiation of cultivated rice; a critical evaluation of current breeding strategies; insect and disease resistance in rice; breeding rice for resistance to diseases and insect pests; breeding for adverse soil problems in rice; molecular marker-based gene tagging and its impact on rice improvement; exploitation of alien species in rice improvement - opportunities, achievements and future challenges; cytogenetics of rice; species of Genus Oryza and their interrelationships; origin of O. Sativa and its ecotypes.

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