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Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Agronomic, Abiotic and Biotic Stress Traits

Editors: Al-Khayri, Jameel M., Jain, S. Mohan, Johnson, Dennis V. (Eds.)

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  • Provides current assessment of research and development in modern plant breeding
  • Describes recent achievements in crop improvement based on biotechnological approaches
  • Covers enhanced traits essential for sustainable agriculture under global climate change
  • Chapters are written by an assemblage of internationally prominent scientists
  • Concepts are illustrated with 66 high quality figures and 69 tables
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The basic concept of this book is to examine the use of innovative methods augmenting traditional plant breeding towards the development of new crop varieties under different environmental conditions to achieve sustainable food production. This book consists of two volumes: Volume 1 subtitled Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools and Volume 2 subtitled Agronomic, Abiotic and Biotic Stress Traits. This is volume 2 which contains 18 chapters highlighting breeding strategies for specific plant traits including improved nutritional and pharmaceutical properties as well as enhanced tolerance to insects, diseases, drought, salinity and temperature extremes expected under predicted global climate change.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Plant Breeding

    Pages 3-34

    Bharadwaj, Dinesh Narayan

  • Breeding Crop Plants for Improved Human Nutrition Through Biofortification: Progress and Prospects

    Pages 35-76

    Gangashetty, Prakash I. (et al.)

  • Role of Genomics in Enhancing Nutrition Content of Cereals

    Pages 77-96

    Muthamilarasan, Mehanathan (et al.)

  • Molecular Farming Using Transgenic Approaches

    Pages 97-145

    Jhinjer, Ramandeep Kaur (et al.)

  • Forages: Ecology, Breeding Objectives and Procedures

    Pages 149-201

    Rauf, Saeed (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-22518-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-22517-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-79406-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Agronomic, Abiotic and Biotic Stress Traits
Editors
  • Jameel M. Al-Khayri
  • S. Mohan Jain
  • Dennis V. Johnson
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-22518-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-22518-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-22517-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79406-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 707
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 53 illustrations in colour
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