Basics of Plant Breeding

by Khan, Hasan

ISBN: 9789389605617
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2020
Price : Rs. 9995.00
Biblio : 2018, xviii+263p., figs., tbls., indx., 25cm

Author Profile

Dr. Hasan Khan did his Ph. D. in the discipline of Genetics and Plant Breeding during the year 2012 from GKVK, UAS, Bengaluru. He is presently working as Scientist (Plant Breeding), AICRP on Groundnut, MARS, UAS, Raichur. Dr. Hasan Khan has significantly involving and contributing in the field of crop improvement. During his M.Sc. graduation he worked on Rice (Chemical Induction of Male Sterility), while his Ph. D. research on cowpea crop (Assessment of Morphological and Molecular Diversity an

About The Book

This book covers the syllabi offered by various Indian state agricultural and traditional universities at under and post graduate levels. It also covers the syllabi of JRF, SRF, ARS, NET and departmental competitive examinations in the concise manner. It includes several additional important topics like extensive history of plant breeding and developments; modes of reproduction and pollination; self-incompatibility and male sterility; domestication and PGR management; breeding methods for self,

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword v Preface vii List of FIgures xi List of Tables xv 1. Introduction to Plant Breeding 1 2. Modes of Reproduction 17 3. Modes of Pollination 29 4. Self Incompatibility 35 5. Male Sterility 43 6. Domestication and Plant Genetic Resources (PGR) 53 7. Centres of Diversity/Origin 65 8. Biometrics in Plant Breeding 73 9. Methods of Breeding of Self-pollinated Crops (Plant Introduction, Mass Selection and Pureline Selection) 83 10. Hybridization Methods 105 11. Methods