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Genetic Resources Chromosome Engineering and Crop Improvement
Volume 2
Cereals
by Ram J. Singh

Genetic Resources Chromosome Engineering and Crop Improvement Volume 2 offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on employing genetic resources to increase the yield of those cereal crops that provide the main source of nutrition for two-thirds of the world.

Features:

  • Stresses the importance of germplasm exploration, maintenance, and assimilation for increasing the yield for cereal crops
  • Presents methodologies for crop improvement including conventional, cytogenetic, mutation, molecular, cell, and tissue cultures, and genetic transformation
  • Discusses the current status of taxonomy, genomic and chromosomal constitution, and geographical distribution of essential cereal crops

Contents

  • Cytogenetic Architecture of Cereal Crops and Their Manipulation to Fit Human Needs: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Chromosome Engineering of the Durum Wheat Genome: Strategies and Applications of Potential Breeding Value
  • Utilization of Genetic Resources for Bread Wheat Improvement
  • Molecular Markers, Genomics, and Genetic Engineering in Wheat
  • Cytogenetic Manipulation and Germplasm Enhancement of Rice, (Oryza sativa L.)
  • Genetic Enhancement of Maize by Cytogenetic Manipulation, and Breeding for Yield, Stress Tolerance, and High Protein Quality
  • Cytogenetic Manipulation in Oat Improvement
  • Utilization of Genetic Resources for Barley Improvement
  • Chromosome Mapping in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)
  • Genetic Improvement of Pearl Millet for Grain and Forage Production: Cytogenetic Manipulation and Heterosis Breeding
  • Sorghum Genetic Resources, Cytogenetics, and Improvement
  • Rye (Secale cereale L.): A Younger Crop Plant with a Bright Future
  • Triticale: A Low-Input Cereal with Untapped Potential

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Genetic Resources Chromosome Engineering and Crop Improvement
Volume 2
Cereals
by Ram J. Singh

2006 456 pages $168.95 + shipping
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