Technological Innovations in Major World Oil Crops, Volume 1


  • S.K. Gupta

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Manmohan Sharma, S. K. Gupta, A. K. Mondal
    Pages 1-15
  3. D. K. Yadava, Sujata Vasudev, Naveen Singh, T. Mohapatra, K. V. Prabhu
    Pages 17-51
  4. S. K. Gupta
    Pages 53-83
  5. Yalcin Kaya, Sinisa Jocic, Dragana Miladinovic
    Pages 85-129
  6. U. Najeeb, M. Y. Mirza, G. Jilani, A. K. Mubashir, W. J. Zhou
    Pages 131-145
  7. Theodore J. Kisha, Richard C. Johnson
    Pages 147-164
  8. G. F. Ngando-Ebongue, W. N. Ajambang, P. Koona, B. Lalu Firman, V. Arondel
    Pages 165-200
  9. S. A. C. N. Perera
    Pages 201-218
  10. Lori Hinze, Russell Kohel
    Pages 219-235
  11. José M. Fernández-Martínez, Leonardo Velasco
    Pages 237-265
  12. Aurora Díaz
    Pages 267-291
  13. Aditya Pratap, S. K. Gupta, Jitendra Kumar, R. K. Solanki
    Pages 293-321
  14. A. Mothilal
    Pages 323-395
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 397-405

About this book


Major world oil crops and their products are among the most valuable commodity in today's world trade. Over the past couple of decades, oilseed production has increased to become the most important world sources of vegetable oils, in response to the rising world population and living standard. Recent technological advances made in breeding major world oil crops have led to higher production and improved product quality.This comprehensive volume encompasses recent innovations and practice in the production and use of different oil crops, including Brassica, Sunflower, Safflower, Cottonseed, Castor, Olive, Coconut, Oilpalm, Sesame, Groundnut, and Soybean. The contributors are leading specialists from different countries of the world. Much of the literature available on these crops is not up-to-date; hence this volume is a ready reference for researchers, breeders, biotechnologists, industrialists, and nutritionists.

Dr. Surinder Kumpar Gupta, born in 1959, is currently working as Professor/Chief Scientist (Oilseeds) Plant Breeding & Genetics and Nodal officer in the School of Biotechnology, S K University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology. He holds a brilliant academic and service record and has been devoted to research on Oilseed Brassicas for nearly two decades. He obtained his post-graduate degree and PhD from Punjab Agricultural University. He is a recipient of a post-doctoral Fellowship in Plant Biotechnology and has published more than 100 research papers in esteemed national and international journals, mostly on Brassicas. He has already developed five varieties of rapeseed-mustard, and has written two books and edited three volumes on rapeseed & mustard breeding. For his excellent scientific endeavors, he has been conferred the 'Young Scientists Award: 1993-1994' by the State Department of Science & Technology.

Editors and affiliations

  • S.K. Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural Sciences & Technology, FOA ChathaSher-e-Kashmir University ofJammuIndia

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