Books  Environmental Studies  Agriculture & Food 

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 30

Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Volume: 30

Edited By: Jules Janick

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 2008 | #172183 | ISBN-13: 9780470171523
Availability: Usually dispatched within 4 days Details
NHBS Price: £195.00 $249/€217 approx

About this book

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. Many of the crops widely grown today stem from a very narrow genetic base; understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a fundamental understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops. It is a serial title that appears in the form of one or two volumes per year.


Contributors. 1. Dedication: Francesco Salamini Plant Geneticist and Plant Breeder (Dorothea Bartels) 2. Epigenetic and Plant Breeding (Athanasios S. Tsaftaris, Alexios N. Polidoros, Aliki Kapazoglou, Eleni Tani, and Nives M. Kovacevic) 3. Enhancing Crop Gene Pools with Beneficial Traits Using Wild Relatives (Sangam L. Dwivedi, Hari D. Upadhyaya, H. Thomas Stalker, Matthew W. Blair, David J. Bertioli, Stephan Nielen, and Rodomiro Ortiz) 4. Allelopathic Crop Development: Molecular and Traditional Plant Breeding Approaches (Cecile Bertin, Leslie A. Weston, and Harlene Kaur) 5. Molecular Genetics and Breeding for Fatty Acid Manipulation in Soybean (Andrea J. Cardinal) 6. Improving Breeding Efficiency for Early Maturity in Peanut (S.N. Nigam and R. Aruna) 7. Ploidy Manipulation for Breeding Seedless Triploid Citrus (Patrick Ollitrault, Domonique Dambier, Francois Luro, and Yann Froelicher) 8. Breeding Southern Highbrush Blueberries (Paul Lyrene) 9. Coffee Germplasm Resources, Genomics and Breeding (Fernando E. Bega, Andreas W. Ebert, and Ray Ming) Subject Index. Cumulative Subject Index. Cumulative Contributor Index.

Write a review

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

Bestsellers in this subject

Microclimate: The Biological Environment

NHBS Price: £325.00 $414/€362 approx

Peppers: Vegetable and Spice Capsicums

NHBS Price: £44.99 $57/€50 approx

Food for Free (40th Anniversary Edition)

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€28 approx

Fundamentals of Temperate Zone Tree Fruit Production

NHBS Price: £185.00 $236/€206 approx

A History of Food

NHBS Price: £25.99 $33/€29 approx

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