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

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sorghum

1st Edition

Edited by Yi-Hong Wang, Hari D. Upadhyaya, Chittaranjan Kole

CRC Press

366 pages

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Description

Sorghum is one of the hardiest crop plants in modern agriculture and also one of the most versatile. Its seeds provide calorie for food and feed, stalks for building and industrial materials and its juice for syrup. This book provides an in-depth review of the cutting-edge knowledge in sorghum genetics and its applications in sorghum breeding. Each

Table of Contents

Sorghum production.Sorghum germplasm: enhancement and utilization. Wild sorghum. Classical breeding. Genetic diversity. Genetic mapping. Molecular breeding. Breeding for enhanced tolerance to abiotic stress in sorghum. Genetics/mapping of biotic stress in sorghum for applied breeding. High throughput genotyping/mapping. Genetic transformation and breeding. Phenotypic mutant library: potential for gene discovery. Sorghum as a biofuel feedstock.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI029000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General