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Advances in Chickpea Science

By: Ratikanta Maiti and Pedro Wesche-Ebeling

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #122166 | ISBN: 1578081564
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NHBS Price: £55.00 $70/€66 approx

About this book

An account of the research trends in chickpea science, starting from origin and proceeding to biotechnology in an abridged form. The book should serve as a teaching guide as well as an information tool and motivator for students and researchers and a resource for farmers and producers. The book covers a variety of subjects, from origin and evolution of chickpeas to morphology, anatomy, breeding and genetics, growth physiology, production techniques, abiotic and biotic stress factors, biotechnology and biochemistry, to its value as a source of nutrients for humans and animals.


Contents

The chickpea crop; seeds, germination and crop establishment; vegetative and reproductive growth and productivity; root system and mineral nutrition; biological nitrogen fixation; role of climatic factors on chickpea growth and productivity; food science and feed quality; productivity under biotic stress factors; breeding and yield improvement and stress resistance; biochemistry and biotechnology; cited literature.

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