Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 70

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Jules Janick
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 7, 2010 - Science - 394 pages
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This helpful book presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. Understanding and preserving crop genetic resources is vital to the security of food systems worldwide. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a fundamental understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops.
 

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Contents

1 Dedication George P Rédei Arabidopsis Geneticist and Polymath
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2 Developing Papaya to Control Papaya Ringspot Virus by Transgenic Resistance Intergeneric Hybridization and Tolerance Breeding
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3 Rol Genes Molecular Biology Physiology Morphology Breeding Uses
79
4 Terminology for Polyploids Based on Cytogenetic Behavior Consequences in Genetics and Breeding
105
5 Breeding Barley for Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight and Mycotoxin Accumulation
125
6 Using Genomics to Exploit Grain Legume Biodiversity in Crop Improvement
171
Subject Index
359
Cumulative Subject Index
361
Cumulative Contributor Index
379
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About the author (2010)

Jules Janick is the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA.

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