Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Cool Season Grain Legumes: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Cool Season Grain Legumes

1st Edition

Edited by Marcelino Perez de la Vega, Ana Maria Torres, Jose Ignacio Cubero, Chittaranjan Kole

CRC Press

470 pages

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Description

Cool season grain legumes including pea, faba bean, lentil, chickpea, and grass pea are extensively grown in many parts of the world. They are a primary source of proteins in human diet. This volume deals with the most recent advances in genetics, genomics, and breeding of these crops. The "state of the art" for the individual crops differs; howeve

Table of Contents

Pea. Faba Bean. Lentil. Grass Pea. Chickpea. Functional Genomics. Transcriptomics for Legumes, Background, Tools and Insights. Synteny and Comparative Genomics between Model and Cool Season Grain Legumes. Proteomics and Metabolomics for Systems Biology in Legumes. Transgenesis. Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes. Broomrape (Orobanche spp.). Future Prospects.

Subject Categories

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