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Plant Breeding For Stress Environments

1st Edition

By Abraham Blum

CRC Press

231 pages

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Description

This publication opens with the inevitable introduction, moves on to the present traditional approach to breeding for yield stability, and then enumerates a detailed discussion of the physiological approach to breeding for resistance to specific stresses. Not all environmental stresses are covered, omitting those for which little can be said today on practical breeding solutions.

Table of Contents

1. The Stress Environment 2. Plant Breeding and Yield Stability 3. Drought Resistance 4. Heat Resistance 5. Cold Resistance 6. Mineral-Stress Resistance 7. Salinity Resistance

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI011000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General