Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses / Edition 1

Barley: Production, Improvement, and Uses / Edition 1

by Steven E. Ullrich
     
 

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

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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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