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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 32

Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Volume: 32

By: Jules Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Apr 2009 | #176924 | ISBN-13: 9780470386743
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Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base; understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a fundamental understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops.


Contributors. 1. Dedication: Derek Jennings and Hugh A. Daubeny. (Berry Breeders Extraordinaire (Kim E. Hummer, Rex Brennan, S. Nikki Jennings, Brian Williamson, and Harvey K. Hall). I. Derek Jennings. II. Selected Publications of Derek Jennings. III. Hugh A. Daubeny. IV. Selected Publications of Hugh A. Daubeny. 2. Raspberry Breeding and Genetics (Harvey K. Hall, Kim E. Hummer, Andrew R. Jamieson, S. Nikki Jennings, and Courtney A. Weber). I. Introduction. II. Germplasm Resources, Exploration, and Maintenance. III. Breeding Technology. IV. Breeding Systems. V. Breeding for Specific Characters. VI. Achievements and Prospects. Acknowledgments. Literature Cited. Subject Index. Cumulative Subject Index. Cumulative Contributor Index.

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