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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 14

Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Volume: 14

Edited By: Jules Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #53869 | ISBN: 0471573426
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This work presents state-of-the-art overviews on topics relating to the breeding of agriculturally and horticulturally important plants. It is a series that appears in the form of one or more hardbound volumes per year. The text monitors developments in plant breeding research and covers major field crops, horticultural crops and specialities such as mushrooms and nuts. It also includes trees grown for timber and pulp.


Comparative mapping of plant phenotypes; plant antifungal proteins; competitive ability and plant breeding; recurrent selection methods based on evaluation-cum-recombination block; utilization of exotic maize germplasm; history, genetics, and breeding of supersweet (shrunken2) sweet corn; breeding wild rice; plantain improvement; chrysanthemum systematics, genetics, and breeding.

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