2 Modes of reproduction and types of cultivar..
3 Breeding objectives..
4 Breeding schemes..
5 Genetics and plant breeding..
7 Selection.8 Alternative techniques in plant breeding..
9 Some Practical considerations.
?Brown and Caligari have drawn on their considerable expertise in plant breeding to write this concise, yet thorough, book. This book moves beyond the typical by the inclusion of current molecular topics used in modern breeding, including the use of genetic markers ? and a balanced examination of the use of this technology. The authors begin with a good historical overview of plant breeding, which serves to put in context the central themes presented throughout the book. Essential.? Choice
- Authors are well-respected internationally as plant breeders
- Authors have many years’ teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students in plant sciences and genetics
- Essential reading for plant breeders
- Core text for courses in plant sciences and agriculture