Book 2013

Jatropha, Challenges for a New Energy Crop

Volume 2: Genetic Improvement and Biotechnology


ISBN: 978-1-4614-4914-0 (Print) 978-1-4614-4915-7 (Online)

Table of contents (31 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Biology and Reproduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      Laticifers of Jatropha

    3. Chapter

      Pages 11-25

      Wood Anatomy of Indian Jatrophas

    4. Chapter

      Pages 27-43

      Breeding System and Pollination in Jatropha curcas: An Overview

    5. Chapter

      Pages 45-74

      Pollen of Jatropha L. Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Considerations

    6. Chapter

      Pages 75-86

      Embryology of Jatropha: A Review

    7. Chapter

      Pages 87-94

      Structure and Development of Fruit and Seed of Jatropha gossypiifolia L.

    8. Chapter

      Pages 95-118

      Fruit, Seed and Seedling Characters in Jatropha L.

    9. Chapter

      Pages 119-133

      Genetic Improvement in Jatropha curcas Through Selection and Breeding

  3. Genetic Diversity of Jatropha and Domestication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

    2. Chapter

      Pages 137-151

      Origin, Domestication, Distribution and Diversity of Jatropha curcas L.

    3. Chapter

      Pages 153-186

      Systematics of Indian Jatrophas

    4. Chapter

      Pages 187-217

      Economic and Medicinal Importance of Jatrophas

    5. Chapter

      Pages 219-250

      Genetic Diversity of Jatropha curcas in Southern Mexico

    6. Chapter

      Pages 251-262

      Relationship of the Genetic Diversity of Jatropha curcas in Brazil and Worldwide

    7. Chapter

      Pages 263-299

      Towards the Domestication of Jatropha: The Integration of Sciences

    8. Chapter

      Pages 301-320

      Karyology and Genomics of Jatropha: Current Status and Future Prospects

    9. Chapter

      Pages 321-334

      Studies on Jatropha curcas L. and Its Improvement Through Induced Mutagenesis

    10. Chapter

      Pages 335-349

      The Use of EcoTILLING for the Genetic Improvement of Jatropha curcas L.

    11. Chapter

      Pages 351-374

      Comparative Genomics in Euphorbiaceae

    12. Chapter

      Pages 375-391

      Proteomic Perspectives on Understanding and Improving Jatropha curcas L.

  4. Jatropha Germplasm

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 393-393

    2. Chapter

      Pages 395-422

      Genetic Diversity, Molecular Markers and Marker Assisted Breeding in Jatropha

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