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Genetic Improvement of Solanaceous Crops Volume 2

Tomato, 1st Edition

Edited by M K Razdan

CRC Press

658 pages

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Potato is the most significant non-cereal crop. Much attention has been paid to this commercially important crop. The aim of this volume is to capture the recent advances made in improving potatoes using traditional breeding methods as well as genetic engineering technology. The book provides a critical appraisal of the state-of-the-art finding on

Table of Contents

History, Origin and Early Cultivation of Tomato (Solanaceae): Iris E. Peralta and David M. Spooner; Genetic Resources of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill) and Wild Relatives: Larry D. Robertson and Joanne A. Labate; Cytogenetics and Evolution: Roger T. Chetelat and Yuanfu Ji; Expression of Heterosis by Hybridization: Bistra Atanassova and Hristo Georgiev; Traditional and Enhanced Breeding for Quality Traits in Tomato: Mathilde Causse et al; Genetic Enhancement of Tomato Fruit Nutritive Value: John R. Stommel; Molecular Markers in Selection of Tomato Germplasm: Mikel R. Stevens and Matthew D. Robbins; Molecular Genetics of Drought Resistance Response in Tomato and Related Species: Mary A. O?Connell et al; Applications of Genetic Engineering in Tomato: M.V. Rajam et al; Hormonal Control of Fruit Maturation: A. K. Handa et al; Genetic Control of Fruit Ripening: Elizabeth Fox and Jim Giovannoni; Genetic and Breeding for Resistance to Bacterial Diseases in Tomato: Prospects for Marker Assisted Select

About the Editor

M K Razdan

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General