Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 43

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Jules Janick
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 22, 2010 - Science - 392 pages
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Part of a series which presents papers of topical interest relating to the breeding of plants important to agriculture and horticulture.
 

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Contents

1 Dedication Ernest Robert Sears 19101991 Geneticist par Excellence Cytogeneticist Extraordinaire and a Good Man
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2 Molecular Biology of Cytoplasmic Male Sterility
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3 Plant Metabolism and Heterosis
53
4 Lethal Equivalents and Genetic Load
93
5 Breeding for Heat Tolerance
129
6 Chromosome Manipulations and Genetic Analysis in Medicago
169
7 Common Bean Improvement in the Tropics
199
8 Breeding Cold Hardy Peaches and Nectarines
271
9 Genetic Resistance in the Cucurbitaceae to Insects and Spider Mites
309
Subject Index
361
Cumulative Subject Index
363
Cumulative Contributor Index
373
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Jules Janick is the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA.

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