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Quantitative and Ecological Aspects of Plant Breeding

Series: Plant Breeding Series

By: J Hill, HC Becker and PMA Tigerstedt

275 pages, 50 line illus, 10 b/w illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #62232 | ISBN: 0412753901
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About this book

Explains quantitative and ecological aspects of plant breeding from a practical perspective.


Genetic models and their role in prediction; experimental mating designs - an assessment of their use and efficiency in breeding programmes; selection with and without competition; multi-environment trials - the problems posed by, and the analysis of, genotype-environment interactions; stability, adaptability and adaptation; genetic resources and diversity and eco-geographical breeding; breeding for biotic and abiotic stress.

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