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About this book
About this book
Focusing on cereal crops, the book covers economic importance, world wide production and distribution, utilization, and the origin of the crop and its progenitor. The book discusses germplasm collection, maintenance, evaluation, dissemination; taxonomy; cytogenetics, gene pools, germplasm enhancement; and biotechnical methods.
Cytogenetic Architecture of Cereal Crops and Their Manipulation to Fit Human Needs: Opportunities and Challenges, P.P. JauharChromosome Engineering of the Durum Wheat Genome: Strategies and Applications of Potential Breeding Value, C. Ceoloni and P.P. JauharUtilization of Genetic Resources for Bread Wheat Improvement, A. Mujeeb-KaziMolecular Markers, Genomics, and Genetic Engineering in Wheat, N. Lapitan and P.P. JauharCytogenetic Manipulation and Germplasm Enhancement of Rice, (Oryza sativa L.), D.S. Brar and G.S. KhushGenetic Enhancement of Maize by Cytogenetic Manipulation, and Breeding for Yield, Stress Tolerance, and High Protein Quality, S.K. Vasal, O. Riera-Lizarazu, and P.P. JauharChapter 7 Cytogenetic Manipulation in Oat Improvement, E.N. Jellen and J.M. LeggettUtilization of Genetic Resources for Barley Improvement, R.J. SinghChromosome Mapping in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), J.M. Costa and R.J. SinghGenetic Improvement of Pearl Millet for Grain and Forage Production: Cytogenetic Manipulation and Heterosis Breeding, P.P. Jauhar, K.N. Rai, P. Ozias-Akins, Z. Chen, and W.W. HannaSorghum Genetic Resources, Cytogenetics, and Improvement, B.V.S. Reddy, S. Ramesh, and P. Sanjana ReddyRye (Secale cereale L.): A Younger Crop Plant with a Bright Future, R. SchlegelTriticale: A Low-Input Cereal with Untapped Potential, T. LelleyIndex