Seed Production in Field and Horticulture Crops : Nucleus And Breeder

authored by: S.R. Sree Rangasamy & S. Manonmani
ISBN: 9789391383039 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 606 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2023
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 50 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 1500 GMS
INR 5,995.00 INR 5,396.00
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Seed production techniques, Nucleus seed production, Breeder seed in agriculture, Field crop breeding, Horticulture crop genetics, Seed purity standards, Crop breeding practices, Seed multiplication process, Hybrid seed development, Genetic variability in crops, Seed certification requirements, Agricultural germplasm, Controlled pollination methods, Crop genetic improvement, Sustainable seed farming, Seed quality assurance, Agronomic practices for seed production, Pollination management in crops, Breeding program strategies, Field crop seed harvesting, Horticulture crop propagation, Seed processing technologies, Breeding for disease resistance, Genetic purity in seed production, Crop breeding research

This book will serve as a comprehensive sourcebook for individuals involved in the production of quality assured seed. It will be useful to researchers, students, and others in the field, and will include information on all types of crop plants, whether they are propagated through seeds or clones. The book will also cover advancements in seed technology, such as in vitro clones, micropropagation, artificial/synthetic seeds, and organic seeds, as well as genetics, breeding, and molecular breeding perspectives related to the production of nucleus and breeder seeds in annual and perennial crops, including grain, legume, pulse, fiber, oil, vegetable, fruit, and other horticultural crops.

1. Introduction, 2. Importance of Seeds in Agriculture, 3. Genetic Purity of Parents and Natural Cross Pollination, 4. Clonal Seeds, 5. In vitro Grafting, 6. In vitro Clones in Plants, 7. Organic Seed Production, 8. Synthetic Seeds, 9. Nucleus and Breeder Seed Production, 10.   Maintenance Breeding, 11. Molecular Markers for Seed and Clonal Purity and Grow Out Testing (Molecular GOT), 12. Nucleus and Breeder Seed Production of Field Crops, 13.   Nucleus and Breeder Seed Production in Horticultural Crops, 14. Long-term Conservation of Crop Varieties, 15.   Protection of Released Varieties

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