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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 9

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 9

Jules Janick (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-65036-3

Jun 2010

416 pages

Description

Plant Breeding Reviews is an ongoing series presenting state-of-the art review articles on research in plant genetics, especially the breeding of commercially important crops. Articles perform the valuable function of collecting, comparing, and contrasting the primary journal literature in order to form an overview of the topic. This detailed analysis bridges the gap between the specialized researcher and the broader community of plant scientists.
Dedication: Royce S. Bringhurst--Pre-Eminent Strawberry Breeder (J. Hancock).

The Diallel Cross: Design, Analysis, and Use for Plant Breeders (B. Christie & V. Shattuck).

Biochemical and Molecular Markers in Plant Breeding (C. Stuber).

Homeotic Floral Mutations (G. Acquaah, et al.).

Recurrent Restricted Phenotypic Selection (G. Burton).

Recurrent Selection in Maize (A. Hallauer).

Breeding of Quality Protein Maize (QPM) (M. Bjarnason & S. Vasal).

Breeding Potatoes for Long-Day, Temperate Climates (T. Tarn, et al.).

Genetics of Apple (S. Brown).

Pollen-Incompatibility and Self-Fertility in Sweet Cherry (G. Tehrani & S. Brown).

Indexes.