The theory of plant breeding /

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Author / Creator:Mayo, Oliver
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Description:xiii, 334 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Plant breeding
Crops -- Genetics
Crops -- Genetics.
Plant breeding.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/806713
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ISBN:0198541724 : $45.00 (U.S.)
0198541716 (pbk.) : $18.75 (U.S.)
Notes:Includes indexes.
Bibliography: p. 269-311.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 10. Selection Methods for Self-Fertilizing Crops
  • 11. Molecular Genetics
  • 12. Induced Mutation
  • 13. Disease Resistance
  • 14. Cytogenetical Manipulation
  • 15. Perennial Crops
  • 16. Conservation of Germplasm
  • 17. Plant Breeding Strategy
  • 2. Objectives
  • 3. Methods for Field Experimentation
  • 4. Basic Quantitative Genetics
  • 5. Variation
  • 6. Interaction Between Genotype and Environment
  • 7. Response to Selection
  • 8. Reproductive Systems
  • 9. Heterosis