Breeding Tropical and Subtropical Fruits / Edition 1

Breeding Tropical and Subtropical Fruits / Edition 1

by P.K. Ray
     
 

Plant breeding has undergone a period of very rapid and significant development in recent years and the area of fruit breeding is no exception. This book provides a balanced, up-to-date and comprehensive account of the developments in the field of breeding tropical and subtropical fruits. It offers not only the theoretical and applied aspects of breedings fruits

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Plant breeding has undergone a period of very rapid and significant development in recent years and the area of fruit breeding is no exception. This book provides a balanced, up-to-date and comprehensive account of the developments in the field of breeding tropical and subtropical fruits. It offers not only the theoretical and applied aspects of breedings fruits but also provides an authoritative manual of the conventional and new techniques used for increasing efficiency of crop improvement programmes. In specific chapters the book deals with crop taxonomy, genetic resources, floral biology, breeding objectives, inheritance patterns and information on new improved cultivars/hybrids.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540428558
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/31/1993
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1Breeding Objectives, Genetic Resources and Techniques of Breeding1
2Mango16
3Banana and Plantain44
4Citrus84
5Papaya106
6Litchi129
7Guava143
8Coconut156
9Grape172
10Pineapple201
11Cashew215
12Pomegranate227
13Emblic239
14Sapodilla245
15Custard Apple251
16Avocado260
17Jujube276
18Jackfruit291
19Mangosteen300
20Carambola307
21Persimmon316
Subject Index331

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