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Genetics and Plant Breeding (2-Volume Set)

By: MP Singh(Editor), Sunil Kumar(Editor)
824 pages, illustrations, tables
Genetics and Plant Breeding (2-Volume Set)
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Vol. I. 1. Introduction. 2. The cell -- a basic unit of life. 3. Cell structure. 4. Plasma Membrane or cell membrane. 5. Intracellular membranous structures. 6. Mitochondria. 7. Nucleus. 8. Procaryotic chromosomes. 9. Eucaryotic chromosomes. 10. The chemical nature of genes: historical perspective. 11. Nucleic acids. 12. Cell - division. 13. Heredity. 14. Interaction of genes. 15. Genetic variation. 16. Chromosomal aberrations. 17. Sex-linked inheritance. 18. Phenotypic expression of genes (Biochemical genetics). 19. Linkage. 20. Crossing over. 21. Genetic recombination. 22. Concept of gene.

Vol. II. 23. Functions of sex chromosome. 24. Sex determination. 25. Genetic code. 26. Protein synthesis (Central Dogma and Transcription). 27. Genetic engineering. 28. Methods of crop improvement. 29. Mass selection. 30. Pure-line and pure-line selection. 31. Clone and clonal selection. 32. Hybridization. 33. Heterosis of hybrid vigour. 34. Plant introduction and acclimatization. 35. Mutation breeding. 36. Breeding for disease resistance. 37. Improved seed--its production, multiplication, distribution, maintenance and testing. 38. Breeding strategies in tree crops. 39. Species and provenance selection. 40. Tree-seed collection, testing and storage. 41. Selection and testing of superior trees. 42. Seed orchards. 43. Vegetative propagation. 44. Glossary. Index.

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By: MP Singh(Editor), Sunil Kumar(Editor)
824 pages, illustrations, tables
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