Wheat: Science and Trade

Wheat: Science and Trade

by Brett F. Carver
     
 

Wheat: Science and Trade is an up-to-date, comprehensive reference work designed to expand the current body of knowledge on this staple crop, incorporating new information made available by genetic advances, improvements in the understanding of wheat's biology, and changes in the wheat trade industry. Covering phylogeny and ontogeny, manipulation of the

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Wheat: Science and Trade is an up-to-date, comprehensive reference work designed to expand the current body of knowledge on this staple crop, incorporating new information made available by genetic advances, improvements in the understanding of wheat's biology, and changes in the wheat trade industry. Covering phylogeny and ontogeny, manipulation of the environment and optimal management, genetic improvement, and utilization and commercialization, the book focuses on the most economically significant diseases and impacts

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The book is an authoritative source of up-to date information on almost all technical aspects of wheat." (Journal of Agricultural Science, December 2010)

"An impressive achievement.... It is probably the best general text on wheat that is currently available, with the level of coverage and an accessible style making it suitable as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as a valuable source of information for practising wheat scientists." (Journal of Cereal Science, December 2009)

"The signposting of sections and subjects is excellent, enabling the reader to find areas of interest quickly and easily. … The book is a sound reference source for academics, students, breeders and professionals in the wheat industry" (Experimental Agriculture, December 2009)

"A reference on all aspects of the wheat plant, crop, cultivar, and industry." (Book News, December 2009)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813820248
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/23/2009
Series:
World Agriculture Series, #4
Pages:
616
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.50(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"The book is an authoritative source of up-to date information on almost all technical aspects of wheat." (Journal of Agricultural Science, December 2010)

"An impressive achievement.... It is probably the best general text on wheat that is currently available, with the level of coverage and an accessible style making it suitable as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as a valuable source of information for practising wheat scientists." (Journal of Cereal Science, December 2009)

"The signposting of sections and subjects is excellent, enabling the reader to find areas of interest quickly and easily. … The book is a sound reference source for academics, students, breeders and professionals in the wheat industry" (Experimental Agriculture, December 2009)

"A reference on all aspects of the wheat plant, crop, cultivar, and industry." (Book News, December 2009)

Meet the Author

Brett F. Carver is Regents Professor and Wheat Genetics Chair in Agriculture at Oklahoma State University, whose research in wheat breeding and genetics spans 25 years.

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