Crop Improvement

New Approaches and Modern Techniques

Editors: Hakeem, Khalid Rehman, Ahmad, Parvaiz, Öztürk, Münir (Eds.)

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  • Comprehensive approach to understanding crop improvement
  • Contributions from leading scientists worldwide
  • Explores the role of fertilizer in improving crop yield, disease resistance, and nitrogen absorption
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The improvement of crop species has been a basic pursuit since cultivation began thousands of years ago. To feed an ever increasing world population will require a great increase in food production. Wheat, corn, rice, potato and few others are expected to lead as the most important crops in the world. Enormous efforts are made all over the world to document as well as use these resources. Everybody knows that the introgression of genes in wheat provided the foundation for the “Green Revolution”. Later also demonstrated the great impact that genetic resources have on production. Several factors are contributing to high plant performance under different environmental conditions, therefore an effective and complementary use of all available technological tools and resources is needed to meet the challenge.

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Crop Improvement
Book Subtitle
New Approaches and Modern Techniques
Editors
  • Khalid Rehman Hakeem
  • Parvaiz Ahmad
  • Münir Öztürk
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Researchco Book Centre, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-7028-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-7028-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-7027-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-7357-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 493
Number of Illustrations
12 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
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