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Seeds: Their Conservation Principles and Practices

By: Veena Gupta
220 pages, Plates
Seeds: Their Conservation Principles and Practices
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A practical technical guide for students and researchers engaged in biodiversity conservation programme. It has been interceded to provide emphasis on the detailed practical methods along with theoretical information and to serve as a ready reference source for students, research workers engaged in biodiversity conservation.

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Preface. 1. Biodiversity-importance and value. 2. Conservation needs and strategies. 3. Global warming vs biodiversity conservation. 4. Wild Relatives of Crop Plants (WRCPs) present status and their conservation. 5. The seed and its structure. 6. Fruits. 7. Seed drying. 8. Seed purity testing. 9. Seed moisture estimation. 10. Seed quality enhancement. 11. Seed germination. 12. Seed dormancy. 13. The quick viability test. 14. Seedling vigour. 15. Seed deterioration. 16. Estimating total soluble protein. 17. Isozyme analysis. 18. DNA analysis. 19. Recent developments concerning biodiversity. 20. The new seed bill 2004. Annexure: i. International treaty on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. ii. Preparation of buffers. Bibliography.

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By: Veena Gupta
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