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Monographs on Theoretical and Applied Genetics

Heterosis and Hybrid Rice Breeding

Authors: Singh Virmani, Sant

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Rice is the most important food crop of the developing world and the demand for it is growing. Provided here is a concise account of hybrid breeding in rice, a newly deployed breeding approach to increase the yield. Research on heterosis, male sterility systems, outcrossing mechanisms, disease/insect management, and grain quality considerations in hybrid rice are reviewed.
The book contains a wealth of useful information for practicing hybrid rice breeders, seed producers, researchers, and students of plant breeding.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Heterosis and Hybrid Rice Breeding
Authors
Series Title
Monographs on Theoretical and Applied Genetics
Series Volume
22
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-85115-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-85115-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-540-58206-9
Series ISSN
0341-5376
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 189
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations
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