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Genetic Diversity of Cultivated Tropical Plants

Edited By: Perla Hamon

376 pages, Figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #136230 | ISBN: 1578082641
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NHBS Price: £64.00 $78/€72 approx

About this book

11 different plants are taken to illustrate a wide range of biological characteristics (perennial, annual, autogamous, allogamous, etc.). Three chapters on methodology complement these studies. The first is devoted to the use of biological and molecular markers to analyse the diversity of collections, the second addresses data analysis, and the third describes a method for constituting core collections based on maximization of variability.


Biochemical and molecular markers; methods of data analysis; a method for building core collections; Asian rice; banana; cacao; cassava; citrus; coconut; coffee; pearl millet; rubber tree; sorghum; sugarcane.

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