Breeding field crops / John Milton Poehlman, David Allen Sleper.

Author
Edition
  • 4th ed.
Published
  • Ames : Iowa State University Press 1995
Physical description
xv, 494 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN
  • 0813824273
  • 9780813824277
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • What is plant breeding? Plant breeders and their work -- Genetic basis of plant breeding. Reproduction in crop plants -- Gene recombination in plant breeding -- Quantitative inheritance in plant breeding -- Tools of the plant breeder. Variations in chromosome number -- Mutation -- Fertility-regulating mechanisms and their manipulation -- Molecular biology : application in plant breeding -- Methods in plant breeding. Breeding self-pollinated crops -- Breeding cross-pollinated and clonally propagated crops -- Breeding hybrid cultivars -- Breeding objectives and techniques -- Germplasm resources for breeding crop plants. Germplasm resources and conservation -- Applications: breeding field crops that are self-pollinated. Breeding wheat -- Breeding rice -- Breeding soybean -- Applications: field crops utilizing hybrid breeding procedures. Breeding corn (maize) -- Breeding sorghum -- Applications: field crops with miscellaneous breeding procedures. Breeding cotton -- Breeding cross-pollinated forage crops -- Applications: field crops that are vegetatively propagated. Breeding potato -- Breeding sugarcane -- Maintenance and seed production of improved cultivars. Cultivar increase, maintenance, and seed production.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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