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Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 100

Edited By: Henry T Nguyen and Abraham Blum

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #144425 | ISBN: 0824748026
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NHBS Price: £134.00 $169/€160 approx

About this book

Assembles current research in crop plant physiology, plant biotechnology, and plant breeding to genetically improve crop plants while supporting a productive agriculture ecosystem - providing the most innovative perspectives and molecular approaches in crop physiology for the formulation of superior crop cultivars that potentially increase yield in stress environments.


Contents

PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF YIELD AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADAPTATIONPhysiology of Yield and Adaptation in Wheat and Barley Breeding; Jos? L. Araus, Gustavo A. Slafer, Matthew P. Reynolds, and Conxita RoyoGenetic Yield Improvement and Stress Tolerance in Maize; M. Tollenaar and E.A. LeePhysiological Basis of Yield and Environmental Adaptation in Rice; Shaobing Peng and Adbelbagi IsmailSorghum Physiology; Abraham BlumPearl Millet; Francis R. Bidinger and C. Thomas HashComparative Ecophysiology of Cowpea, Common Bean, and Peanut; Anthony E. HallThe Physiological Basis of Soybean Yield Potential and Environmental Adaptation; Tara T. VanToai and James SpechtThe Physiological Basis of Yield and Environmental Adaptation; D. M. Oosterhuis and J. McD. StewartAPPLICATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE CROP YIELD AND ADAPTATIONGenome Mapping and Genomic Strategies for Crop Improvement; Prasanta K. Subudhi and Henry T. NguyenMarker-Assisted Utilization of Exotic Germplasm; Ilan ParanHeterosis of Yield: Molecular and Biochemical Perspectives; Charles W. StuberGenetic Engineering for Enhancing Plant Productivity and Stress Tolerance; Tuan-hua David Ho and Ray WuGenome Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Improving Cotton (Gossypium spp.) Productivity and Quality in Arid Regions; Yehoshua Saranga and Andrew H. PattersonMolecular Dissection of Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Sorghum and Rice; M. S. Pathan, Prasanta K. Subudhi, Brigitee Courtois, and Henry T. NguyenGenetic Dissection of Drought Resistance in Maize: A Case Study; Jean-Marcel Ribaut, Marianne B?nziger, Tim Setter, Greg Edmeades, and David HoisingtonPhysiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding: Epilogue; Abraham Blum and Henry T. Nguyen.

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