Plant Breeding: Analysis and Exploitation of Variation
Author(s): Darbeshwar Roy
E-ISBN: Publication Year: 2000
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 1100
About the book
Describes the experimental and analytical methodlogies for the genetical analysis of qualitative, quasi-quantitative and quantitative traits and its aplications in plant breeding and evolution.
l Birmingham and Endinburgh notations described
l Simple statistics used for easy problem sovling
l Details of genetic principles and breeding procedures given
l Lastest developments in breeding methodologies provided
Table of Contents
Genes, Chromosomes and Characters / Analysis of Qualitative Traits / Incompatibility and Male Sterility / Enzymes or Isozymes / Analysis of Qualitative Traits / Statistical Estimation, Test, Models and Designs / Analysis of Means / Analysis of Variance and Co-variance / Daillel Analyses / Genotype x Environment Interaction / Analysis of Reciprocal Differences / Linkages and Epistasis / Heterosis and Inbreeding Depression / Polyploids and Haploids / Competition / Environmental Variation / Heritability / Estimation of Number of Effective Factors / Analysis of Skewness and Kurtosis / Transformation of Scale / Genetic Structure of Population / Evolution / Selection Theory / Mode of Reproduction / Breeding Methods on Self-fertilizing Species / Breeding Methods in Cross-fertilizing Species / Hybrid Breeding / Backcross Method of Breeding / Multiple Crosses in Plant Breeding / Synthetics and Composites / Clone Breeding / Mutation Breeding / Study of Host-Parasite Interaction / Application of Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering / Genetic Resources / Matrix.
Undergraduate and Postgraduate students and Academicians of Genetics and Plant Breeding