Grain Legumes

  • Antonio M. De Ron

Part of the Handbook of Plant Breeding book series (HBPB, volume 10)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Antonio M. De Ron, Roberto Papa, Elena Bitocchi, Ana M. González, Daniel G. Debouck, Mark A. Brick et al.
    Pages 1-36
  3. Pea
    Thomas D. Warkentin, Petr Smýkal, Clarice J. Coyne, Norman Weeden, Claire Domoney, Deng-Jin Bing et al.
    Pages 37-83
  4. Teresa Millán, Eva Madrid, José I. Cubero, Moez Amri, Patricia Castro, Josefa Rubio
    Pages 85-109
  5. Thomas R. Stefaniak, Kevin E. McPhee
    Pages 111-140
  6. Gérard Duc, Jelena M. Aleksić, Pascal Marget, Aleksandar Mikic, Jeffrey Paull, Robert J. Redden et al.
    Pages 141-178
  7. Wojciech Święcicki, Magdalena Kroc, Katarzyna Anna Kamel
    Pages 179-218
  8. Ousmane Boukar, Christian A. Fatokun, Philip A. Roberts, Michael Abberton, Bao Lam Huynh, Timothy J. Close et al.
    Pages 219-250
  9. Nuno Felipe Almeida, Diego Rubiales, Maria Carlota Vaz Patto
    Pages 251-265
  10. Jean-Jacques Drevon, Nora Alkama, Adnane Bargaz, A. Paula Rodiño, Kiriya Sungthongwises, Mainassara Zaman-Allah
    Pages 267-290
  11. Francesca Sparvoli, Roberto Bollini, Eleonora Cominelli
    Pages 291-325
  12. Jaime Kigel, Leah Rosental, Aaron Fait
    Pages 327-363
  13. María José Suso, Penelope J. Bebeli, Reid G. Palmer
    Pages 365-399
  14. Thomas F. Döring
    Pages 401-434
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 435-438

About this book


This work covers legume crop origins and evolution, genetic resources, breeding achievements, specific goals and techniques, including the potential and actual integration of new technologies. The vast amount of knowledge collected in this volume should not only serve researchers, but breeders and academics as well. The text provides plant breeders with new scientific information, and familiarizes molecular biologists with the peculiarities of breeding of the main grain legume species.

The first part of the text consists of crop-specific chapters devoted to the most produced and consumed worldwide grain legume crops. The second part includes five cross chapters covering topics that relate to these crops. These chapters have been written by the world's leading breeders and scientists, representing a wide experience in their crops and topics.


Agriculture Cropping Systems Grain Legumes Plant Breeding Seed Physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonio M. De Ron
    • 1
  1. 1.Misión Biológica de Galicia(MBG) Spanish National Research Council(CSIC)PontevedraSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2796-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2797-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-8478
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-8486
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