Biology and Breeding of Crucifers by Surinder Kumar Gupta

By Surinder Kumar Gupta

Enormous curiosity has constructed in recent times in crucifers and especially of their wild family members, as they include genetic fabric that could be applied for extra evolution of more advantageous crop kinds via introgression and far away hybridization. formerly, there was no unmarried quantity that focuses solely at the biology and breeding points of the wild brassica species. Bringing jointly contributions of best foreign specialists, Biology and Breeding of Crucifers presents a distinct standpoint in this species that is so vital to investigate in crop genetics. This treatise starts off by means of exploring the systematics and phylogenies of untamed crucifers. Supported through sharp close-up photographs and outlines to aid in identity of untamed crucifers, the publication additional examines breeding tools, self-incompatibility, male sterility, germination, viability of seeds, and plant-insect interactions. specified bills of comparative cytogenetics, far-off hybridization, and the position of phytoalexins also are provided. The booklet comprises complete discussions on floral diversifications, biotechnology, and haploidy breeding. Reflecting the fear of botanists and plant genetic engineers in bettering rapeseed-mustard creation, the members additionally research genetic development of vegetable crucifers, business items from wild crucifers, and the maintenance and upkeep of plant genetic assets. the knowledge contained during this textual content will help researchers in constructing how you can raise genetic variability between brassicas, enhance crop productiveness and caliber, and undertake synergistic ways to make sure nutrition and dietary safety world wide.

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