2012

Crop Production for Agricultural Improvement

ISBN: 978-94-007-4115-7 (Print) 978-94-007-4116-4 (Online)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii

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    Crop Improvement Through Different Means: Challenges and Prospects

  3. Breeding for crop improvement

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      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-41

      Bridging Genomic and Classical Breeding Approaches for Improving Crop Productivity

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      Pages 43-56

      Breeding for Improved Drought Tolerance

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      Pages 57-114

      Breeding for Biotic Stress Resistance/Tolerance in Plants

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      Pages 115-143

      The American Halophyte Prosopis strombulifera, a New Potential Source to Confer Salt Tolerance to Crops

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      Pages 145-200

      Breeding for Biotic Stress Tolerance in Plants

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      Pages 201-216

      Breeding Wheat for Salt Tolerance and Stem Rust Resistance

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      Pages 217-235

      The Potential of Breeding Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.) for Water Stress Tolerance

  4. Biotechnology , Molecular Biology and Genetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Pages 239-261

      Biotechnology as an Aid for Crop Improvement to Overcome Food Shortage

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      Pages 263-290

      Plant Genetic Engineering: Problems and Applications

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      Pages 291-315

      Transcriptomics and Proteomics Analysis of Root Nodules of Model Legume Plants

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      Pages 317-361

      Agrobacterium tumefaciens and its Use in Plant Biotechnology

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      Pages 363-377

      Progress and Prospects for Efficient Micropropagation of Woody Plants

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      Pages 379-393

      Novel Methods in Micropropagation of Pistachio

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      Pages 395-416

      Crop Productivity and Water Use Efficiency: The Role of Carbon Isotope Discrimination Technique

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      Pages 417-441

      Behaviour of Plant Pathogens for Crops Under Stress During the Determination of Physiological, Biochemical, and Molecular Approaches for Salt Stress Tolerance

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      Pages 443-476

      Biochemical and Molecular Aspects of Drought Tolerance in Wheat Triticum L. Genotypes

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      Pages 477-489

      Molecular Basis of Disease Resistance in Cereal Crops: An Overview

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      Pages 491-512

      Polyamines: Role in Plants Under Abiotic Stress

  5. Crop Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 513-513

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      Pages 515-522

      Crop Diversification Practices in Saskatchewan, Canada

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