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Principles and Procedures of Plant Breeding: Biotechnological and Conventional Approaches
Author(s): G. S. Chahal, S. S. Gosal

ISBN:    978-81-7319-374-3 
Publication Year:   Reprint 2015
Pages:   412
Binding:   Paper Back
Dimension:   160mm x 240mm
Weight:   840


About the book

l History of the development, current status and latest refinements of plant breeding l Describes breeding plans with their genetic bases l Alternate approaches for the exploitation of heterosis and population improvement elaborated with schematic diagrams l Detailed account of biometrical procedures in molecular biology for genetic analysis and improvement of quantitative traits through QTL-mapping

Table of Contents

Preface / Introduction / Reproduction in Crop Plants / Plant Genetic Resources-Origin, Conservation and Utilization / Genetic Basis and Application of Selection in Self-pollinated Crops / Mendelian Consequences of Planned Hybridization in Self-pollinated Crops / Quantitative Inheritance / The Analysis of Genotype-Environment Interactions / Application of Biometrical Genetics in Plant Breeding / Pedigree Method / Bulk Population Breeding Method / The Single Seed Descent Method / Backcross Method / Fertility Regulating Mechanisms / Genetic Basis of Hetrosis / Breeding for Hetrosis / Genetic Structure of Cross-pollinated Crops / Population Improvement in Cross Pollinated Crops / Population Improvement Methods / Synthetic and Composite Varieties / Breeding for Asexually Propagated Crops / Breeding for Resistance to Diseases and Insect Pests / Mutation Breeding / Polyploidy in Plant Breeding / Tissue Culture in Crop Improvement / Molecular Approaches to Crop Improvement / Genetic Transformation and Production of Transgenic Plants / Biometry in Relation to Molecular Biology in Plant Breeding/ Field Plot Techniques in Plant Breeding / Plant Breeder’s Rights, Release and Multiplication of Varieties / Glossary / Index


Undergraduate and Graduate students in Plant Breeding.


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