Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses / Edition 1

Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses / Edition 1

by Steven E. Ullrich
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813801230

ISBN-13: 9780813801230

Pub. Date: 01/25/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Barley is one of the world's most important crops with uses ranging from food and feed production, malting and brewing to its use as a model organism in molecular research. The demand and uses of barley continue to grow and there is a need for an up-to-date comprehensive reference that looks at all aspects of the barley crop from taxonomy and morphology through to

Overview

Barley is one of the world's most important crops with uses ranging from food and feed production, malting and brewing to its use as a model organism in molecular research. The demand and uses of barley continue to grow and there is a need for an up-to-date comprehensive reference that looks at all aspects of the barley crop from taxonomy and morphology through to end use. Barley will fill this increasing void. Barley will stand as a must have reference for anyone researching, growing, or utilizing this important crop.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813801230
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/25/2011
Series:
World Agriculture Series, #14
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

1: Significance, Adaptation, Production, and Trade of Barley.

2: Barley Origin and Related Species.

3: Barley Genome Organization, Mapping, and Synteny.

4: Genome Analysis: The State of Knowledge of Barley Genes.

5: Cytogenetics and Molecular Cytogenetics of Barley: A Model Cereal Crop with a Large Genome.

6: Application of Molecular Genetics and Transformation to Barley Improvement.

7: Barley Germplasm Conservation and Resources.

8: Barley Breeding History, Progress, Objectives, and Technology.

9: Cultural Practices: Focus on Major Barley-Producing Regions.

10: Abiotic Stresses in Barley: Problems and Solutions.

11: Biotic Stress in Barley: Disease Problems and Solutions.

12: Biotic Stress in Barley: Insect Problems and Solutions.

13: The Development, Structure, and Composition of the Barley Grain.

14: Biochemistry, Physiology, and Genetics of Endosperm Mobilization in Germinated Barley Grain.

15: Malting and Brewing Uses of Barley.

16: Barley Feed Uses and Quality Improvement.

17: Food Uses of Barley.

18: Adapting Cereal Plants and Human Society to a Changing Climate and Economy Merged by the Concept of Self-Organization.

Index.

Color plate is located between pages 340 and 341.

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