Handbook of Plant Breeding

Fruit Breeding

Editors: Badenes, Maria Luisa, Byrne, David H. (Eds.)

  • Presents the latest scientific information in applied plant breeding
  • Features the current advances in the field, from an efficient use of genetic resources to the impact of biotechnology in plant breeding
  • Illustrated with both detailed line drawings and color photos
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Fruit Breeding is the eighth volume in the Handbook of Plant Breeding series. Like the other volumes in the series, this volume presents information on the latest scientific information in applied plant breeding using the current advances in the field, from an efficient use of genetic resources to the impact of biotechnology in plant breeding. The majority of the volume showcases individual crops, complemented by sections dealing with important aspects of fruit breeding as trends, marketing and protection of new varieties, health benefits of fruits and new crops in the horizon. The book also features contributions from outstanding scientists for each crop species.

Maria Luisa Badenes

Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Valencia, Spain

David Byrne

Department of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

Reviews

From the reviews:

“Fruit Breeding comprises reviews of the development of new varieties of commercial fruit species … . Each chapter contains an introduction, a historical overview of crop origin and domestication, major breeding accomplishments, current goals and challenges, breeding methods and techniques, biotechnologies in use, and a detailed list of references cited. The chapters provide significant … details and leave the reader with a clear picture of the current status and some future goals of the breeding of each fruit. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals.” (D. D. Archbold, Choice, Vol. 50 (1), September, 2012)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • Trends in Fruit Breeding

    Byrne, David H.

    Pages 3-36

  • Developing Fruit Cultivars with Enhanced Health Properties

    Wargovich, Michael J. (et al.)

    Pages 37-68

  • Intellectual Property Protection and Marketing of New Fruit Cultivars

    Clark, John R. (et al.)

    Pages 69-96

  • Emerging Fruit Crops

    Hummer, Kim E. (et al.)

    Pages 97-147

  • Blackberry

    Finn, Chad E. (et al.)

    Pages 151-190

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eBook $259.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $329.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-0762-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fruit Breeding
Editors
  • Maria Luisa Badenes
  • David H. Byrne
Series Title
Handbook of Plant Breeding
Series Volume
8
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-0763-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-0763-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4419-0762-2
Series ISSN
2363-8478
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 875
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