Quantitative Traits Breeding for Multifunctional Grasslands and Turf

Editors: Sokolović, Dejan, Huyghe, Christian, Radović, Jasmina (Eds.)

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  • Shows advances in grasses and legumes breeding and genetic resources
  • Offers a unique collection of different ideas and breakthroughs in fodder crops and turf breeding
  • Gathers the knowledge about creative and innovative application of new molecular methods in practical breeding
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Grasslands are among the largest ecosystems in the world and consequently are of great importance to mankind. The genotypes of the species which are the main components of the grasslands have great influence on total outcome and successful utilization of grasslands. Therefore fodder crops and turf swards should be constantly improved to follow modern trends in agriculture production and landscape architecture. The wide range of breeding programs for forage and amenity species, as well as new breeding methods and techniques, is rapidly expanding the boundaries and is making it possible to achieve outstanding breeding results. This book includes papers presented at the 30th EUCARPIA Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section Meeting. The challenging title of the book focuses on breeding of quantitative traits, which directly impact the profitability and sustainability of grasslands and fodder crops production, as well as on multidisciplinary approach in grassland research and utilisation. Included papers offer a unique collection of ideas and breakthroughs in the fields of fodder crops and amenity grasses breeding and genetics, as well as in the creative and innovative application of new tools in practical breeding.

Table of contents (53 chapters)

Table of contents (53 chapters)
  • Forage and Grasslands in a Sustainable Agriculture: New Challenges for Breeding

    Pages 3-15

    Huyghe, C. (et al.)

  • Agriculture, Forage Crops and Grasslands in Serbia: Production and Breeding

    Pages 17-30

    Sokolović, Dejan (et al.)

  • Ex Situ Conservation of Genetic Resources of Forage and Turf Species in the IPK Genebank at Malchow

    Pages 33-40

    Willner, E. (et al.)

  • Genetic Response to Climate Scenarios in Dactylis and Festuca of Temperate Versus Mediterranean Origin

    Pages 41-48

    Ghesquière, Marc (et al.)

  • Monitoring of Vegetation Changes in Selected Sinkholes in the Moravian Karst, Czech Republic

    Pages 49-54

    Vymyslický, Tomáš (et al.)

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eBook 117,69 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quantitative Traits Breeding for Multifunctional Grasslands and Turf
Editors
  • Dejan Sokolović
  • Christian Huyghe
  • Jasmina Radović
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-9044-4
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-9044-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-9043-7
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0698-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 397
Number of Illustrations
47 b/w illustrations, 27 illustrations in colour
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