Lentil

An Ancient Crop for Modern Times

Editors: Yadav, Shyam S., McNeil, David, Stevenson, Philip C. (Eds.)

  • Includes a complete analysis of production from nutrients and pest management to harvest and storage

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About this book

The lentil is one of the first foods to have been cultivated and has maintained excellent socio-economic value for over 8,000 years. The ancient crop is now a crop for modern times in both developing and eveloped countries today.

The international market in recent years has increased significantly and this crop is gaining an important place in cropping systems under different ecologies. It is grown in over 35 countries, has a broad range of uses around the world, and the different seed and plant types adapted to an increasingly wide range of ecologies makes this comprehensive volume even more important today.

This book covers all aspects of diversity, breeding and production technologies, and the contents include;

  • Origin, adaptation, ecology and diversity
  • Utilization, nutrition and production technologies.
  • Genetic enhancement, mutation and wild relatives
  • Breeding methods and lensomics achievements
  • Productivity, profitability and world trade

This book presents the most comprehensive and up to date review of research on lentil production systems, biotic and abiotic stresses management, quality seed production, storage techniques and lentil growing around the world. This book will be of great value to legume breeders, scientists, nutritionists, academic

researchers, graduate students, farmers, traders and consumers in the developed and the developing world.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • History and Origin

    J.S. Sandhu, Sarvjeet Singh

    Pages 1-9

  • Adaptation and Ecology

    M. Andrews, B.A. McKenzie

    Pages 23-32

  • Global Production and World Trade

    David L. McNeil, George D. Hill, Michael Materne, et al.

    Pages 95-105

  • Lentil-Based Cropping Systems

    H.S. Sekhon, Guriqbal Singh, Hari Ram

    Pages 107-126

  • Weed Management

    Jason Brand, N. T. Yaduraju, B. G. Shivakumar, et al.

    Pages 159-172

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-6313-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $299.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-6312-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.
Softcover $299.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-90-481-7605-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lentil
Book Subtitle
An Ancient Crop for Modern Times
Editors
  • Shyam S. Yadav
  • David McNeil
  • Philip C. Stevenson
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-6313-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-6313-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6312-1
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7605-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 461
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