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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 24, Part 1: Long-term Selection: Maize

Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Volume: 24/1

Edited By: Jules Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #159797 | ISBN: 0471353167
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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 24, Part 1 presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a practical understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops.


Contributors.Preface (Kendall R. Lamkey).1. Dedication John W. Dudley: The Man and His Work (Rita Hogan Mumm).PERSPECTIVE AND BACKGROUND.2. Genes and Selection: Retrospect and Prospect (George P. Redei).3. Champaign Country, Illinois, and the Origin of Hybrid Corn (A Forrest Troyer).THE ILLINOIS LONG-TERM SELECTION EXPERIMENT.4. The Intellectual Legacy of the Illinois Long-term Selection Experiment (Irwin L. Goldman).5. 100 Generations of Selection for Oil and Protein in Corn (J.W. Dudley and R.J. Lambert).6. RELP Variant Frequency Differences among Illinois Long-term Selection Protein Stains (V. Mikkilineni and T.R. Rocheford).7. Physiological Changes Accompanying Long-term Selection for Grain Protein in Maize (F.E. Below, et al.).8. Single Kernel Selection for Increased Grain Oils in Maize Synthetics and High-oil Hybrid Development (R.J. Lambert, et al.).BIOLOGICAL AND THEORETICAL MODELS.9. Population- and Quantitative-Genetic Models of Selection Limits (Bruce Walsh).10. Mutational Variation and Long-term Selection Response (Peter D. Keightley).11. Population Size and Long-term Selection (Kenneth Weber).12. Gene Interaction and Selection (Charles J. Goodnight).13. Marker-assisted Selection (Richard Johnson).14. Long-term Selection with Known Quantitative Trait Loci (Jack C.M. Dekkers and Petek Settar).Subject Index.Cumulative Subject Index.Cumulative Contributor Index.

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