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Soybean: Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture Series Volume: 14

Edited By: D P S Verma and R C Shoemaker

270 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #45160 | ISBN: 0851989845
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NHBS Price: £99.99 $122/€112 approx

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This book presents an up-to-date review of recent advances in the understanding of soybean genetics and molecular biology, and is aimed at workers in legume agronomy, plant genetics, breeding and biotechnology.


Germplasm diversity within soybean; molecular genetic mapping of soybean; cytoplasmic genetics in the legumes, with special reference to soybean; in vitro selection and culture induced variation in soybean; plant transposable elements - potential applications for gene tagging in soybean; limitations and potentials for genetic manipulation of soybeans; molecular genetic analysis of soybean nodulation mutants; genetic modification of soybean quality; soybean seed composition; molecular genetics of nodulation - improvement of host for fixation; soybean transformation.

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