Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China

Global Tea Breeding

Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives

Editors: Chen, Liang, Apostolides, Zeno, Chen, Zong-Mao (Eds.)

  • Contributed by top tea breeders in the main tea producing countries
  • Provides┬ácomplete and up-to-date┬áresearch results
  • Fills a gap in the recent literatures of tea germplasm and breeding worldwide
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Global Tea Breeding: Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives provides a global review on biodiversity and biotechnology issues in tea breeding and selection. The contributions are written by experts from China, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Turkey, Indonesia, Japan, Bangladesh, Korea, Nigeria, and etc., which countries amount to 90% of the world tea production. This book focuses on the germplasm, breeding and selection of tea cultivars for the production of black, green and Oolong teas from the tea plant, Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze. It can benefit the tea breeders in the global tea industry, as well as the breeders of other woody cash crops like coffee and other sub-tropical fruit trees.

Liang Chen is a Professor and Associate Director at National Center for Tea Improvement, Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (TRICAAS), Hangzhou, China.

Zeno Apostolides is a Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Zong-Mao Chen is the Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a Professor at the Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hangzhou, China.

About the authors

Liang Chen is a Professor and Associate Director at National Center for Tea Improvement, Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (TRICAAS), Hangzhou, China.

Zeno Apostolides is a Professor at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Zong-Mao Chen is the Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a Professor at the Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hangzhou, China.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Delicious and Healthy Tea: An Overview

    Chen, Zong-Mao (et al.)

    Pages 1-11

  • Tea Germplasm and Breeding in China

    Yao, Ming-Zhe (et al.)

    Pages 13-68

  • Breeding of the Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis) in India

    Das, Suresh Chandra (et al.)

    Pages 69-124

  • Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis) Breeding in Sri Lanka

    Gunasekare, M. Trixie K.

    Pages 125-176

  • Tea Improvement in Kenya

    Kamunya, Samson M. (et al.)

    Pages 177-226

Buy this book

eBook $159.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-31878-8
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-31877-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Tea Breeding
Book Subtitle
Achievements, Challenges and Perspectives
Editors
  • Liang Chen
  • Zeno Apostolides
  • Zong-Mao Chen
Series Title
Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Researchco Book Centre, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-31878-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-31878-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-31877-1
Series ISSN
1995-6819
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 384
Number of Illustrations and Tables
87 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Jointly published with Zhejiang University Press
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