Plant Breeding Reviews, Part 1: Long-term Selection: Maize / Edition 1

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Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 24, Part 1 presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant genetics and the breeding of all types of crops by both traditional means and molecular methods. The emphasis of the series is on methodology, a practical understanding of crop genetics, and applications to major crops.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471353164
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/29/2003
  • Series: Plant Breeding Reviews Series, #24
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.39 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface (Kendall R. Lamkey).

1. Dedication John W. Dudley: The Man and His Work (Rita Hogan Mumm).


2. Genes and Selection: Retrospect and Prospect (George P. R├ędei).

3. Champaign Country, Illinois, and the Origin of Hybrid Corn (A Forrest Troyer).


4. The Intellectual Legacy of the Illinois Long-term Selection Experiment (Irwin L. Goldman).

5. 100 Generations of Selection for Oil and Protein in Corn (J.W. Dudley and R.J. Lambert).

6. RELP Variant Frequency Differences among Illinois Long-term Selection Protein Stains (V. Mikkilineni and T.R. Rocheford).

7. Physiological Changes Accompanying Long-term Selection for Grain Protein in Maize (F.E. Below, et al.).

8. Single Kernel Selection for Increased Grain Oils in Maize Synthetics and High-oil Hybrid Development (R.J. Lambert, et al.).


9. Population- and Quantitative-Genetic Models of Selection Limits (Bruce Walsh).

10. Mutational Variation and Long-term Selection Response (Peter D. Keightley).

11. Population Size and Long-term Selection (Kenneth Weber).

12. Gene Interaction and Selection (Charles J. Goodnight).

13. Marker-assisted Selection (Richard Johnson).

14. Long-term Selection with Known Quantitative Trait Loci (Jack C.M. Dekkers and Petek Settar).

Subject Index.

Cumulative Subject Index.

Cumulative Contributor Index.

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