Wheat Science - Today and Tomorrow

Wheat Science - Today and Tomorrow


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ISBN-13: 9780521105934
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/11/2009
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Sir Otto Frankel; Acknowledgements; 1. The early history of wheat: earliest traces to the sack of Rome J. R. Harlan; 2. Wheat genetic resources D. R. Marshall and A. H. D. Brown; 3. Molecular aspects of wheat evolution: repeated DNA sequences W. J. Peacock, W. L. Gerlach and E. S. Dennis; 4. Molecular aspects of wheat evolution: rubisco composition S. G. Wildman; 5. Transfer of alien genetic material to wheat E. R. Sears; 6. Prospects for wheat transformation J. Langridge; 7. New approaches to wheat breeding C. J. Driscoll; 8. Wheat: barley hybrids - the first eighty years K. W. Shepherd and A. K. M. R. Islam; 9. Wheat and its rust parasites in Australia I. A. Watson; 10. Wheat proteins: their chemistry and nutritional potential D. H. Simmonds; 11. The development of the wheat flower: genetics and physiology O. H. Frankel, R. B. Knox and J. A. Considine; 12. The interaction between the physiology and the breeding of wheat J. B. Passioura; 13. Yield improvement in wheat: empirical or analytical? L. T. Evans; 14. Competitive plants, communal plants, and yield in wheat crops C. M. Donald; 15. Developments in wheat agronomy R. A. Fischer; 16. Prospects R. Riley; 17. Otto Frankel - contributions to wheat genetics M. J. D. White.

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