Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Forage Crops: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Forage Crops

1st Edition

Edited by Hongwei Cai, Toshihiko Yamada, Chittaranjan Kole

CRC Press

322 pages

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Hardback: 9781482208108
pub: 2013-12-07
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pub: 2016-04-19
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Forage crops include several species of grasses and legumes that are widely used as animal fodder in the form of hay, pasturage and silage, as well as for turf and erosion control. Some forage grasses are also being considered for bio-energy generation. In this book leading researchers review the latest advances in molecular genetics and genomics;

Table of Contents

Forage Grasses and Legumes-An Introduction. Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.). Italian Ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.). Tall Fescue. Meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds.). Dactylis and Phleum. Bentgrasses and Poa. Warm Season Grasses. Zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.). Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Red Clover (Trifolium pratense L.). White Clover (Trifolium repens L.).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany