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Breeding Field Crops
Fifth Edition
by David Allen Sleper

Breeding Field Crops includes expanded coverage on the role increased knowledge of genetics plays in the development of new crop cultivars and fully explores exciting new developments in molecular biology.

Contents

What Is Plant Breeding?

  • Plant Breeders and Their Work

The Genetic Basis of Plant Breeding

  • Reproduction in Crop Plants
  • Gene Recombination in Plant Breeding
  • Quantitative Inheritance in Plant Breeding

Tools of the Plant Breeder

  • Variations in Chromosome Number
  • Mutation
  • Fertility-Regulating Mechanisms and Their Manipulation
  • Biotechnology and Plant Breeding

Methods in Plant Breeding

  • Breeding Self-Pollinated Crops
  • Breeding Cross-Pollinated and Clonally Propagated Crops
  • Breeding Hybrid Cultivars
  • Breeding Objectives and Techniques

Germplasm Resources for Breeding Crop Plants

  • Germplasm Resources and Conservation

Applications: Breeding Field Crops That Are Self-Pollinated

  • Breeding What
  • Breeding Rice
  • Breeding Soybean

Applications: Field Crops Utilizing Hybrid Breeding Procedures

  • Breeding Corn (Maize)
  • Breeding Sorghum

Applications: Field Crops with Miscellaneous Breeding Procedures

  • Breeding Cotton
  • Breeding Cross-Pollinated Forage Crops

Applications: Field Crops That Are Vegetatively Propagated

  • Breeding Potato
  • Breeding Sugarcane

Maintenance and Seed Production of Improved Cultivars

  • Cultivar Increase, Maintenance, and Seed Production

Glossary
Index

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Breeding Field Crops
Fifth Edition
by David Allen Sleper

2006 424 pages $89.00 + shipping
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