By Ram J. Singh, Prem P. Jauhar
Summarizing landmark learn, quantity 2 of this crucial sequence furnishes info at the availability of germplasm assets that breeders can take advantage of for generating high-yielding cereal crop kinds. Written by means of top overseas specialists, this quantity bargains the main accomplished and updated details on using genetic assets to extend the yield of these cereal vegetation that offer the most resource of nutrients for two-thirds of the world.
In 13 succinct chapters, Genetic assets, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop development: Cereals, quantity 2 makes a speciality of wheat, rice, maize, oats, barley, millet, sorghum, and rye, in addition to triticale: a wheat and rye hybrid with nice potential.
An introductory bankruptcy outlines the cytogenetic structure of cereal plants, describes the rules and methods of cytogenetics and breeding, and summarizes landmarks in present learn. This units the level for the resultant crop-specific chapters. every one bankruptcy mostly presents a entire account of the crop, its starting place, wild kinfolk, exploitation of genetic assets within the basic, secondary, and tertiary gene swimming pools via breeding and cytogenetic manipulation, and genetic enrichment utilizing the instruments of molecular genetics and biotechnology.
Certain to turn into the normal reference for bettering the yields of those serious grains, this booklet is the definitive resource of data for plant breeders, agronomists, cytogeneticists, taxonomists, molecular biologists, biotechnologists, and graduate scholars and researchers in those fields.
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