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Principles of crop improvement

N. W. Simmonds

Principles of crop improvement

by N. W. Simmonds

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Published by Blackwell Science in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant breeding.,
  • Crop improvement.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 360-402) and indexes.

    StatementN. W. Simmonds, J. Smartt.
    ContributionsSmartt, J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18136716M
    ISBN 100632041919

    In the tropics where the intensification of crop produ- ction and extension of crops to more margrnal areas are the order of the day, iticrcased research on crop productivity, especially in stress environments is callcd for. In the short run, crop management may be as efficient in achieving stress arnelio- ration as is genetic Size: 1MB. the improvement of plant breeding methods are addressed by the authors of individual crop species in Volume 2 of Principles of Cultivar Development. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This book was made possible by the generous support of many people, only a few of whom will be mentioned. Sincere appreciation is expressed to my wifeCited by:

    The book has been designed with the main consideration to serve a dual purpose of being a text and reference. Keeping this thing in mind the entire book has been divided into three major parts. The first part deals with the principles and methods of breeding adopted in horticultural crops propagated both sexually and : Hardcover. Crop Improvement through Microbial Biotechnology explains how certain techniques can be used to manipulate plant growth and development, focusing on the cross-kingdom transfer of genes to incorporate novel phenotypes in plants, including the utilization of microbes at every step, from cloning and characterization, to the production of a.

    Book Review Principles of crop improvement, 2nd edn, NW Simmonds and J Smart, Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK, , pp, price £ ISBN 0‐‐‐9 D W Hollomon. Although the information in the book has been extensively updated, some of the older, more traditional information has been retained for historical purposes to show how crop production has progressed over the 50 plus years this book has been in print. "Principles of Field Crop Production" has long been one of the most comprehensive books on /5(4).


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