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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Volume: 13

Edited By: Jules Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 1995 | #53867 | ISBN: 0471573434
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About this book

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 fertilisers, herbicides and pesticides.


Contents

Genetic Markers and Plant Genetic Resource Management; Honeycomb Selection Designs; Breeding for Negatively Associated Traits; Long-Term Pollen Storage; Inbreeding Depression in Alfalfa and Cross-Pollinated Crops; Cereal Transformation Through Particle Bombardment; Breeding Perennial Rye; Genetics of Wheat-Rust Interaction; Origin, Evolution, and Breeding the Grapefruit.

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