Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources: Tropical and Subtropical Fruits (Paperback)
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Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources: Tropical and Subtropical Fruits (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 07/11/2014
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Wild crop relatives are now playing a significant part in the elucidation and improvement of the genomes of their cultivated counterparts. This work includes comprehensive examinations of the status, origin, distribution, morphology, cytology, genetic diversity and available genetic and genomic resources of numerous wild crop relatives, as well as of their evolution and phylogenetic relationship. Further topics include their role as model plants, genetic erosion and conservation efforts, and their domestication for the purposes of bioenergy, phytomedicines, nutraceuticals and phytoremediation.

Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources comprises 10 volumes on Cereals, Millets and Grasses, Oilseeds, Legume Crops and Forages, Vegetables, Temperate Fruits, Tropical and Subtropical Fruits, Industrial Crops, Plantation and Ornamental Crops, and Forest Trees. It contains 125 chapters written by nearly 400 well-known authors from about 40 countries.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783642441721
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 596 g
Dimensions: 260 x 193 mm
Edition: 2011 ed.


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"This book is one of a multi-author series describing the wild relatives, and their genomic and breeding resources ... . This book focuses on the fruit and other products available from wild relatives of tropical and subtropical fruit crops covering their origins, distribution, morphology, cytology and genomics on the basis of their evolution and phylogenetics. ... The quality of the data and references in this review makes it an ideal foundation for students and researchers working to improve the utility of fruit plants." (Richard Wilkins, Experimental Agriculture, Vol. 48 (2), 2012)

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