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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 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 6th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. 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 6th 2012 by Science Publishers

  3. 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 10th 2011 by Science Publishers

  4. 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 25th 2011 by Science Publishers

  5. 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 12th 2011 by Science Publishers

  6. 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 9th 2011 by Science Publishers

  7. Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Grapes

    Edited by Anne-Francoise Adam-Blondon, Jose-Miguel Martinez-Zapater, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Grapevine is a highly valuable crop worldwide, both from a cultural as well as a commercial point of view. One of its major advantages is that it is well adapted to scarce water conditions. The main object of grapevine breeding is to develop varieties that are resistant to pathogens and at the same...

    Published May 19th 2011 by Science Publishers

  8. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Berries

    Edited by Kevin M. Folta, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Recent interest in the health-related, culinary, and biological properties of berries is stimulating new initiatives in berry breeding and production. Breakthroughs in molecular technologies allow genomics-enabled approaches to augment research efforts. This volume documents the basic botany and...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Science Publishers

  9. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Potato

    Edited by James M. Bradeen, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    In this volume, world leaders in potato research review historical and contemporary discoveries resulting in a range of advances. Topics include nutritional quality, yield, disease and insect resistance, processing, plant growth and development, and other aspects. The book also examines research...

    Published May 2nd 2011 by Science Publishers

  10. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Vegetable Brassicas

    Edited by Jan Sadowski, Chittaranjan Kole

    Series: Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Crop Plants

    Due to their diversity, vegetable Brassicas are of great economic import and offer unique opportunities to enrich our knowledge about plant growth, development, and rapid phenotypic evolution. By applying emerging genomic technologies, we may greatly increase our understanding of the Brassica...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Science Publishers

Forthcoming Books

  1. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Peanuts
    Edited by Nalini Mallikarjuna, Rajeev K. Varshney
    To Be Published May 18th 2014
  2. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Maize
    Edited by Ramakrishna Wusirika, Martin Bohn, Jinsheng Lai, Chittaranjan Kole
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Eucalypts
    Edited by Robert J. Henry
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  4. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum
    Edited by Yi-Hong Wang, Hari D. Upadhyaya, Chittaranjan Kole
    To Be Published September 9th 2014

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