Plant Breeding: Theory and Practice: 2nd Restructured Edition

authored by: V.L.Chopra
ISBN: 9789386546456 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 320 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2018
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 23.7 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 640 GMS
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"Plant Breeding" is a book that presents both theoretical concepts and practical techniques for the study and application of plant breeding. It aims to provide useful information for students and practicing plant breeders in countries of the Southern hemisphere, as it includes examples that are relevant to their specific agricultural contexts. The topics covered in the book include genetic principles, plant breeding methods for self- and cross-pollinated crops, vegetative propagation, and various types of crops such as vegetables, forage crops, fruit and forest trees. Additionally, the book addresses breeding for disease resistance, quality traits, mutation breeding, and innovative approaches to crop improvement and plant genetic resources. Each topic is written by specialized scientists in the field, ensuring the reliability and accuracy of the information presented.

1. Genetic Basis of Plant Breeding by V. Arunachalam 2. Concepts and Methods: Self-pollinated Crops by D. Sharma 3. Concepts and Methods: Cross-pollinated Crops by B.K. Mukherjee 4. Breeding a Cross-Pollinated Crop: Pearl Millet by O.P. Govila 5. Vegetatively Propagated Crops by N.M. Nayar 6. Breeding for Disease Resistance by R.N. Kulkarni and V.L. Chopra 7. Breeding for Protein Quantity and Quality by H.C. Bansal and S.L. Mehta 8. Fruit Trees by P.K. Majumder 9. Forest Trees by S. Kedharnath 10. Forage Breeding by Kripa Shanker Bhargava 11. Vegetable Crops by V.S. Seshadri 12. Mutation Breeding by R.P. Sharma and V.L. Chopra 13. Crop Genetic Resources by R.B. Singh 14. Innovative Approaches for Crop Improvement by V.L. Chopra and R.P. Sharma

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