Plant Breeding: Fundamentals and Applications

authored by: A.K. Sharma
ISBN: 9788119235551 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 276 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2022
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 22 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 534 GMS
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Keywords

Genetic Variation, Crop Improvement, Hybridization Techniques, Selective Breeding, Genomic Selection, Plant Genetics, Breeding Programs, Molecular Markers, Phenotypic Traits, Genetic Engineering, Seed Development, Reproductive Biology, Quantitative Genetics, Plant Selection, Trait Heritability, Polyploidy, Plant Biotechnology, Genome Editing, Disease Resistance, Plant Evolution, Ecological Adaptation, Agricultural Productivity, Plant Genome Mapping, Breeding Strategies, Plant Genomics

Plant breeders utilize a range of techniques to enhance the genetic makeup of their crops. The success of these techniques relies on the physical, physiological, and hereditary traits of the plant.

1. Plant Breeding and Its Objectives, 2. Centers of Origin, 3. Crop Genetic Resources and Introduction, 4. Apomixis in Plant Breeding, 5. Male Sterility and It’s Role in Agriculture,6. Self-Incompatibility and Its Applicationsbility, 7. Pollination in Plants,  8. Hybridization Techniques,9. Breeding Methods for Self Pollinated Crops, 10. Breeding Methods for Cross-Pollinated Crops,11. Botany of Some Important Crops, 12. Heterosis, Inbreeding and System of Mating,13. Hybrid and Synthetic Varieties, 13. Hybrid and Synthetic Varieties, 14. Breeding Methods for Vegetatively Propagated Crops, 15. Mutation Breeding, 16. Polyploidy Breeding, 17. Abiotic Stresses (Drought),18. Disease Resistance, 19. Variety Release Procedure, 20. Classes of Seed, 21. Crop Ideotypes, 22. Plant Tissue Culture, 23. Genetic Engineering,24. Molecular Markers, 25. Marker Assisted Selection and Quantitative Trait Loci, 26. Intellectual Property Right (IPR), 27. Biometry,28. Questions and Answers

 
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