Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 39 by Jules Janick

By Jules Janick

Plant Breeding Reviews provides state of the art stories on plant genetics and the breeding of all kinds of plants through either conventional capability and molecular equipment. the various plants greatly grown this present day stem from a really slim genetic base; figuring out and retaining crop genetic assets is key to the safety of foodstuff structures all over the world. The emphasis of the sequence is on technique, a basic realizing of crop genetics, and functions to significant vegetation. it's a serial name that looks within the type of one or volumes in keeping with 12 months.

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H. D. Brown, M. T. Clegg, A. L. S. ), Plant population genetics, breeding, and genetic resources. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA. W. 1991. Isozyme markers and their significance in crop improvement. p. 59–77. In: K. R. ), Biochemical aspects of crop improvement. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. W. 1992. Opportunities and challenges for improvement of quantitative traits. Brazilian J. Genet. 15:36–41. W. 1992. Biochemical and molecular markers in plant breeding. Plant Breed. Rev. 9:37–61. W. 1994. Success in the use of molecular markers for yield enhancement in corn.

There are two main categories of physical mutagens: (1) ionizing atomic particle irradiation, made up of subatomic particles (electrons, protons, neutrons, deuterons, alpha, and beta particles) (Sparrow and Singleton 1953; Mba et al. 2012), with fast neutron and ion beams being the most commonly used for plant mutation induction (Burtscher and Casta 1967; Li et al. 2002; Magori et al. 2010; Tanaka et al. 2010), and (2) ionizing electromagnetic radiations that include X-rays, gamma rays, and cosmic rays (Luxiang and Qicheng 1997; Liu et al.

Stuber. 1985. S. maize germplasm. II. Widely-used inbred lines 1970 to 1979. Crop Sci. 25:681–685. M. W. Stuber. 1985. S. maize germplasm. I. Historically important lines. Crop Sci. 25:550–555. W. 1968. Theory and use of exotic strains in maize breeding. Regional Swine Breeding Laboratory Conference, Raleigh, NC. p. 106–115. W. 1970. Estimation of genetic variances using inbred relatives. Crop Sci. 10:129–135. W. 1978. Exotic sources for broadening genetic diversity in corn breeding programs. Annj.

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