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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 11

Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Volume: 11

Edited By: J Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Oct 1993 | #30263 | ISBN: 0471573469
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NHBS Price: £195.00 $248/€233 approx

About this book

This is part of a series which presents state-of-the-art reviews of important topics relating to the breeding of plants important to agriculture and horticulture. This volume examines how to breed plants that not only provide abundant yields but also offer improved resistance to insects and disease with less reliance on costly and environmentally hazardous fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. It contains the latest information on all areas of plant breeding including major horticultural and field crops.


Contents

Reproductive Barriers: Identification; Uses and Circumvention; Advances in Achieving the Needs for Biotechnologically-Derived Herbicide Resistant Crops; Another Culture of Maize; An Effective Wheat Gene Manipulation System: Problems and Uses; Molecular Biology and Wheat Improvement; Breeding Systems for Cross-Pollinated Perennial Grasses; Molecular Genetic Analysis of Nodulation Genes in Soybean.

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