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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.