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Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sugarcane

by Henry, Robert J.

<P>The fast-growing sugarcane plant is a major source of sugar (sucrose) in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The high productivity of the plant also makes it a key target for use as an energy crop. The fiber of the plant is used to generate ...

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Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sunflower

by Hu, Jinguo

<P>The sunflower has fascinated mankind for centuries. The oilseed sunflower contributes approximately&nbsp;ten percent of the world's plant-derived edible oil and the confection type sunflower holds a considerable share of the directly consumed

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Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Vegetable Brassicas

by Sadowski, Jan

<P>Due to their diversity, vegetable Brassicas are of great economic import and offer unique opportunities to enrich our knowledge about plant growth, development, and rapid phenotypic evolution. By applying emerging genomic technologies, we may

ISBN: 9781439866047

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Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Bananas

by Pillay, Michael

<P><EM>Musa </EM>is one of three genera in the family of <EM>Musaceae</EM>. Over 50 species of <EM>Musa</EM> exist, including bananas and plantains. This book assembles the latest information on the genomic research of this genus. A group of ...

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Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Grapes

by Adam-Blondon, Anne-Francoise

<P>Grapevine is a highly valuable crop worldwide, both from a cultural as well as a commercial point of view. One of its major advantages is that it is well adapted to scarce water conditions. The main object of grapevine breeding is to develop ...

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Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Soybean

by Bilyeu, Kristin

<P>The soybean is an economically important leguminous seed crop for feed and food products that is rich in seed protein (about 40 percent) and oil (about 20 percent); it enriches the soil by fixing nitrogen in symbiosis with bacteria. </P> ...

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Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding of Tomato

by Liedl, Barbara E.

<P>This volume covers the advances in the study of tomato diversity and taxonomy. It examines the mapping of simple and complex traits, classical genetics and breeding, association studies, molecular breeding, positional cloning, and structural ...

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GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Four: Conservation Planning

by Mueller, Tom

<P>Conservation planning involves targeted management practices and land use decision-making based on careful analysis of landscape limitations in order to protect soil and water resources. Developing solutions to conservation planning is of ...

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Global Plant Genetic Resources for Insect-Resistant Crops

by Stephen L. Clement

<p>An excellent reference book for plant breeders and entomologists, Global Plant Genetic Resources for Insect-Resistant Crops combines germplasm preservation with use in insect-resistant crop development and basic research. The contributions of

ISBN: 9780429525391

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Grasslands

Developments, Opportunities, Perspectives

by Stephen Reynolds

<p>This book looks at significant current grassland problems and issues, and provides an insight into grassland productivity in diverse areas of the world, with their various production systems. There is a focus on recent technical advances and ...

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Grasslands of the World

Diversity, Management and Conservation

by Haiying Feng, Limin Hua, Victor R. Squires & others

<p>This book begins with a brief account of the extraordinary sequence of events that led to emergence of grasslands as major vegetation formations that now occupy some of the driest and hottest and the highest and coldest on earth as well as ...

ISBN: 9781351652209

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Greenhouses

Advanced Technology for Protected Horticulture

by Joe J. Hanan

<p>A greenhouse provides an essential means of livelihood to its owner and must be economically practical for the particular climate in which it stands. Greenhouses: Advanced Technology for Protected Horticulture addresses the major ...

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Halophytic and Salt-Tolerant Feedstuffs: Impacts on Nutrition, Physiology and Reproduction of Livestock

by El Shaer, Hassan M.

<P>Naturally occurring salt tolerant and halophytic plants (trees, shrubs, grasses, and forbs) have always been utilized by livestock as a supplement or drought reserve. Salt tolerant forage and fodder crops are now being planted over wide ...

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Handbook of Bioenergy Crop Plants

by Kole, Chittaranjan

<P>As the world's population is projected to reach 10 billion or more by 2100, devastating fossil fuel shortages loom in the future unless more renewable alternatives to energy are developed. Bioenergy, in the form of cellulosic biomass, starch,

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Handbook of Cucurbits: Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology

by Pessarakli, Mohammad

<P>The <B><I>Handbook of Cucurbits: Growth, Cultural Practices, and Physiology</B></I> contains information on cultural practices, nutrition, and physiological processes of cucurbits under both normal and stressful conditions. It presents the ...

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Handbook of Cyanobacteria

by Sarma, T. A.

<P>This handbook acquaints readers with the exciting developments in various areas of cyanobacterial research in the backdrop of the publication of complete genome sequence of the cyanobacterium <I>Synechocystis sp. </I>strain PCC 6803 in 1996. ...

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Handbook of Edible Weeds

Herbal Reference Library

by James A. Duke

<p>Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100 genera of higher plant species. Some of the species are strictly American, but many are cosmopolitan weeds. Each account includes ...

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Handbook of Environmental Physiology of Fruit Crops

by Bruce Schaffer & Peter C. Andersen

<p>These exciting new companion handbooks are the only ones of their kind devoted solely to the effects of environmental variables on the physiology of the world's major fruit and nut crops. Their cosmopolitan scope includes chapters on tropical

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Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications, Second Edition

by Baser, K. Husnu Can

<P>The second edition of <B>Handbook of Essential Oils: Science, Technology, and Applications</B> provides a much-needed compilation of information related to the development, use, and marketing of essential oils. It focuses particularly on the ...

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Handbook of Flowering

Volume I

by Abraham H. Halevy

<p>These volumes are an exhaustive source of information on the control and regulation of flowering. They present data on the factors controlling flower induction and how they may be affected by climate and chemical treatments. For each plant, ...

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