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Plant Breeding: Analysis and Exploitation of Variation
Author(s): Darbeshwar Roy

ISBN:    978-81-7319-319-4 
Publication Year:   2000
Pages:   728
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


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