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Recent advances in agricultural plant breeding

Herbert Hunter

Recent advances in agricultural plant breeding

by Herbert Hunter

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Published by J. & A. Churchill, P. Blakiston"s Son & Co., Inc in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant breeding.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. Hunter ... and H. Martin Leake ... With a foreword by Sir Rowland H. Biffen.
    ContributionsLeake, Hugh Martin, 1878-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 361 p. :
    Number of Pages361
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19475109M
    LC Control Number33000478

    Conventional plant breeding (Figure 1) has been the method used to develop new varieties of crops for hundreds of years. However, conventional plant breeding can no longer sustain the global demand with the increasing population, decline in agricultural resources such as land and water, and the apparent plateauing of the yield curve of.   Similarly, the recent integration of advances in biotechnology, genomic research, and molecular marker applications with conventional plant breeding practices has created the foundation for molecular plant breeding, an interdisciplinary science that is .

    Book Description Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland, Hardback. Condition: New. 1st ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. The basic concept of this book is to examine the use of innovative methods augmenting traditional plant breeding towards the development of new crop varieties under different environmental conditions to achieve sustainable food production. Advances in Agriculture, Horticulture and Entomology deals with the study and practice of managing pests, plant diseases, weeds and other harmful organisms that damage agricultural crops and forestry and thus affect the economic value and agri-market.

    The recent integration of advances in biotechnology, genomic research, and molecular marker applications with conventional plant breeding practices has created the foundation for molecular plant breeding. The present book entitled "Key notes on Genetics and Plant Breeding" has been designed to provide a simple umbrella for the multidisciplinary. Plants, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal.


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