Plant Breeding Reviews 〈Vol. 34〉


Plant Breeding Reviews 〈Vol. 34〉

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 378 p.
  • 言語 ENG
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Full Description

Plant Breeding Reviews presents state-of-the-art reviews on plant breeding and genetics covering horticultural, agronomic and forestry crops, incorporating both traditional and molecular methods. The contributions are authored by world authorities, anonymously reviewed, and edited by Professor Jules Janick of Purdue University, USA. The series is an indispensible resource for crop breeders, plant scientists, and teachers involved in crop improvement and genetic resources.

Table of Contents

Contributors                                       ix
1 Dedication: Kenneth J. Frey: Oat Breeder, 1 (36)
Educator, and Champion of Plant Breeding
Ann Marie Thro
Larry Robertson
I Introduction 2 (1)
II Early Life and Career Beginnings 3 (2)
III Research 5 (5)
IV Graduate Educator 10 (2)
V Champion of Plant Breeding: The 12 (4)
National Plant Breeding Study
VI The Man 16 (1)
VII Awards and Honors 17 (1)
VIII Epilogue 18 (1)
Literature Cited 19 (2)
Selected Publications of Kenneth J. Frey 21 (16)
2 Strategies for Enhancing Grain Yield in 37 (46)
M. Tollenaar
E. A. Lee
I A Historical Perspective 38 (6)
II Opportunities for Future Yield 44 (4)
III Plant Density 48 (12)
IV Improvement in Resource-Use Efficiency 60 (13)
V Conclusions 73 (2)
Literature Cited 75 (8)
3 Quality Protein Maize: Progress and 83 (48)
G. N. Atlin
N. Palacios
R. Babu
B. Das
S. Twumasi-Afriyie
D. K. Friesen
H. De Groote
B. Vivek
K. V. Pixley
I Introduction 84 (3)
II Quality Protein Maize: A Complex 87 (10)
Genetic and Biochemical System
III Human Nutritional Benefits of QPM 97 (4)
IV QPM as Livestock Feed 101(5)
V Progress in the Development of QPM 106(9)
Hybrids and Synthetics
VI Release and Adoption of QPM Cultivars 115(6)
VII Conclusions 121(3)
Literature Cited 124(7)
4 Vegetative Phase Change in Maize: Biotic 131(30)
Resistance and Agronomic Performance
M. A. Chandler
E. S. Riedeman
W. F. Tracy
I Introduction 132(6)
II Vegetative Phase Change and Biotic 138(11)
Resistance in Maize
III Vegetative Phase Change and Agronomic 149(2)
Performance in Maize
IV Vegetative Phase Change and Pest 151(3)
Resistance on Other Plant Species
V Summary and Conclusions 154(1)
Literature Cited 155(6)
5 Plant Interspecific Hybridization: 161(60)
Outcomes and Issues at the Intersection of
Ed R. Morgan
Gail M. Timmerman-Vaughan
Anthony J. Conner
William B. Griffin
Richard Pickering
I Introduction 163(2)
II Species and Hybrids 165(4)
III Protocols for Hybridization 169(4)
IV Outcomes of Hybridization 173(13)
V Genomic and Gene Expression 186(7)
Consequences of Interspecific
VI Verification of Hybrids 193(9)
VII Estimating Donor Parental DNA Content 202(3)
in Progeny From Hybrids
VIII Conclusions 205(2)
Literature Cited 207(14)
6 DNA-Based Identification of Clonally 221(76)
Propagated Cultivars
Hilde Nybom
Kurt Weising
I Introduction 223(1)
II Molecular Methods 224(14)
III Choice of Method 238(13)
IV Applications 251(26)
V Conclusions and Future Outlooks 277(1)
Literature Cited 278(19)
7 Designing Marker-Assisted Inbred Line 297(52)
Development Strategies Using Computer
Guoyou Ye
M. van Ginkel
I Introduction 299(1)
II Requirements for Modeling Breeding 300(5)
III Recent Development in Genetic Mapping 305(8)
IV Investigating the Effectiveness of MAS 313(10)
V Examples to Demonstrate the Design of 323(18)
MAS Strategies
VI Prospects 341(2)
VII Conclusion 343(1)
Literature Cited 344(5)
Subject Index 349(2)
Cumulative Subject Index 351(22)
Cumulative Contributor Index 373