Books  Sustainable Development  Agriculture & Food 

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 17

Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Volume: 17

By: Jules Janick

352 pages, 10 col photos, 30 figs, 20 tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 1999 | #101404 | ISBN: 0471333735
Availability: Usually dispatched within 4 days Details
NHBS Price: £195.00 $256/€218 approx

About this book

Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base and so understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. With emphasis on methodology, understanding crop genetics, and applications to major crops, it covers a wide range of crops including row crops, fruits, vegetables, nuts and trees grown for timber and pulp.


Contents

Dedication: Longping Yuan: Rice Breeder and World Hunger Fighter (J. Li & Y. Xin). Hybrid Rice: Genetics, Breeding, and Seed Production (J. Li & L. Yuan). Rose: Genetics and Breeding (S. Gudin). White Clover Molecular Genetics (D. White, et al.). The Rise and Fall of Overdominance (J. Crow). An Informal History of Statistics (N. Simmonds). Indexes.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Food for Free (40th Anniversary Edition)

NHBS Price: £24.99 $33/€28 approx

Blueberries

NHBS Price: £44.99 $59/€50 approx

Microclimate: The Biological Environment

NHBS Price: £325.00 $427/€364 approx

Peppers: Vegetable and Spice Capsicums

NHBS Price: £44.99 $59/€50 approx

Seaweed Sustainability

NHBS Price: £110.00 $145/€123 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194