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Principles of Crop Improvement

Textbook

Edited By: NW Simmonds and J Smartt

412 pages, figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | May 1999 | Edition: 2 | #95103 | ISBN: 0632041919
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NHBS Price: £115.00 $146/€135 approx

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Covers the principles of plant breeding and the expanded range of techniques now available for effective crop improvement. Contents include: The evolution of crops; Basic plant breeding methodology; Plant breeding objectives; Genetic aspects; Breeding plans; Trials and multiplication; Disease and pest resistance; Special techniques including biotechnology; New crops and genetic conservation; The social context.


Contents

The evolution of crops; Basic plant breeding methodology; Plant breeding objectives; Genetic aspects; Breeding plans; Trials and multiplication; Disease and pest resistance; Special techniques including biotechnology; New crops and genetic conservation; The social context

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