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Biologie algemeen

Janick, Jules

Plant Breeding Reviews

Plant Breeding Reviews V31

€ 358.15

Plant Breeding Reviews presents state of the art reviews on plant breeding and genetics covering horticultural, agronomic and forestry crops, incorporating both traditional and molecular methods. The contributions are authored by world authorities, anonymously reviewed, and edited by Professor Jules Janick of Purdue University, USA.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Contributors.

1. Dedication: Anthony H. D. Brown Conservation Geneticist (Reid G. Palmer and Jeff J. Doyle).

I. Biographical Sketch.

II. Research Accomplishments.

III. The Man.

IV. Honors and Awards.

Selected Publications of Anthony H. D. Brown.

2. Brassica and Its Close Allies: Cytogenetics and Evolution (Shyam Prakash, S. R. Bhat, C. F. Quiros, P. B. Kirti, and V. L. Chopra).

I. Introduction.

II. Cytogenetics.

III. Genome Manipulation.

IV. Wide Hybridization.

V. Cytoplasmic Substitution and Male Sterility.

VI. Genome Dissection and Development of Chromosome Addition Lines.

VII. Mitochondrial Genome.

VIII. Plastid Genome.

IX. Potential Role of Arabidopsis thaliana in Brassica Improvement.

X. Chloroplast Genomes and their Phylogenetic Implications.

XI. Evolution of Morphological Characters.

XII. Concluding Remarks.

Literature Cited.

3. Genetic Enhancement for Drought Tolerance in Sorghum (Belum V. S. Reddy, S. Ramesh, P. Sanjana Reddy, and A. Ashok Kumar).

I. Introduction.

II. Breeding for Drought Tolerance.

III. Selection among Cultivars and Landraces.

IV. Breeding for Drought Escape.

V. Growth Stage Specific Screening Techniques.

VI. Physiological Response Traits for Drought Tolerance.

VII. Marker Assisted Breeding for Drought Tolerance.

VIII. Outlook.

Literature Cited.

4. Breeding for Resistance to Stenocarpella Ear Rot in Maize (Johannes D. Rossouw, Z. A. Pretorius, H. D. Silva, and K. R. Lamkey).

I. Introduction.

II. Distribution and Importance.

III. Pathogen.

IV. Epidemiology.

V. Disease Management.

VI. Summary and Conclusion.

Literature Cited.

5. Cassava Genetic Resources: Manipulation for Crop Improvement (Nagib M. A. Nassar and Rodomiro Ortiz).

I. Introduction.

II. Wild Manihot Species: A Botanical Review.

III. Interspecific Hybrids.

IV. Cassava Diversity as Revealed by DNA Markers and Genetics.

V. Trait Transfer.

VI. Outlook.

Literature Cited.

6. Breeding Roses for Disease Resistance (Vance M. Whitaker and Stan C. Hokanson).

I. Introduction.

II. Causal Pathogens.

III. Resistance Screening.

IV. Breeding.

V. Molecular Tools.

VI. Future Prospects.

Literature Cited.

7. Plant Breeding for Human Nutritional Quality (Philipp W. Simon, Linda M. Pollak, Beverly A. Clevidence, Joannne M. Holden, and David B. Haytowitz).

I. Introduction.

II. Sources of Nutrients.

III. Progress in Breeding for Nutrient Content and Composition.

IV. Plant Breeding Strategies for Increasing Intake of Shortfall Nutrients.

Literature Cited.

Subject Index.

Cumulative Subject Index.

Cumulative Contributor Index.
Extra informatie: 
Hardback
432 pagina's
Januari 2009
703 gram
235 x 159 x 25 mm
John Wiley & Sons Inc us

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