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Pulses, Sugar and Tuber Crops

Series: Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants Volume: 3

Edited By: Chittaranjan Kole

306 pages, 46 illus., 8 in colour


Hardback | Dec 2006 | #164712 | ISBN: 3540345159
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Pulses, Sugar and Tuber Crops includes reviews in 15 chapters contributed by 47 eminent scientists from 10 countries. The chapters on common bean, pea, cowpea, sugarcane and potato include comprehensive reviews of voluminous research findings. Fundamental aspects and molecular results are presented for eight `orphan crops' of high agroeconomic importance, including mungbean, lentil, chickpea, lathyrus, pigeonpea, sweet potato, cassava and yam. Additionally, works on quinoa and Bambara groundnut are reviewed for the first time.

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