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Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

Series Editor: Chittaranjan Kole

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  1. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Maize

    Edited by Ramakrishna Wusirika, Martin Bohn, Jinsheng Lai, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Sequencing of the maize genome has opened up new opportunities in maize breeding, genetics and genomics research. This book highlights modern trends in development of hybrids, analysis of genetic diversity, molecular breeding, comparative and functional genomics, epigenomicsand proteomics in maize....

    Published August 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum

    Edited by Yi-Hong Wang, Hari D. Upadhyaya, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Sorghum is one of the hardiest crop plants in modern agriculture and also one of the most versatile. Its seeds provide calorie for food and feed, stalks for building and industrial materials and its juice for syrup. This book provides an in-depth review of the cutting-edge knowledge in sorghum...

    Published July 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Eucalypts

    Edited by Robert J. Henry

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Eucalypts are used for the production of paper products, firewood, charcoal, potential feedstocks for bioenergy and biomaterials, as ornamentals and landscape trees, and in land rehabilitation. Eucalypt breeding is at an early stage with many plantings being only at the first stages of...

    Published July 8th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Peanuts

    Edited by Nalini Mallikarjuna, Rajeev K. Varshney

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Peanut, an amphidiploid, is an important food and oil crop and has an interesting evolutionary history. This book provides a glimpse of the advances in genetic resources and genomics research of peanut made during the last decade. It contains an overview of germplasm, advances in genetic and...

    Published May 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Forage Crops

    Edited by Hongwei Cai, Toshihiko Yamada, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Forage crops include several species of grasses and legumes that are widely used as animal fodder in the form of hay, pasturage and silage, as well as for turf and erosion control. Some forage grasses are also being considered for bio-energy generation. In this book leading researchers review the...

    Published December 7th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Bananas

    Edited by Michael Pillay, George Ude, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Musa is one of three genera in the family of Musaceae. Over 50 species of Musa exist, including bananas and plantains. This book assembles the latest information on the genomic research of this genus. A group of leading experts in Musa genetics, genomics, and breeding provide basic as well as...

    Published March 7th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Cucurbits

    Edited by Yi-Hong Wang, T. K. Behera, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    The last two decades has been the most exciting period in cucurbit genetic, genomic, and breeding research especially for cucumber, melon, and watermelon. In addition, cucumber became the first cucurbit to be sequenced, after other field crops such as rice, sorghum, soybean, and maize. In thirteen...

    Published November 11th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Cool Season Grain Legumes

    Edited by Marcelino Perez de la Vega, Ana Maria Torres, Jose Ignacio Cubero, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Cool season grain legumes including pea, faba bean, lentil, chickpea, and grass pea are extensively grown in many parts of the world. They are a primary source of proteins in human diet. This volume deals with the most recent advances in genetics, genomics, and breeding of these crops. The "state...

    Published September 26th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Oilseed Brassicas

    Edited by Dave Edwards, Jacqueline Batley, Isobel Parkin, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    The book describes the history of Brassica oilseed crops, introduces the Brassica genome, its evolution, diversity, classical genetic studies, and breeding. It also delves into molecular genetic linkage and physical maps, progress with genome sequencing initiatives, mutagenesis approaches for trait...

    Published September 13th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifers

    Edited by Christophe Plomion, Jean Bousquet, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    With contributions by internationally reputed researchers in the field, this book presents the implications of the genomic revolution for conifers—promoting a better understanding of the evolution of these organisms as well as new knowledge about the molecular basis of quantitative trait variation....

    Published August 10th 2011 by CRC Press

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