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Glimpses of Cotton Breeding: Problems and Achievements
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Singh, Phundan and Sanjeev Singh
xii+162p., tbls., indx., 25cm
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Weight :  0 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2018
 

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ISBN: 9789351248996
Status: LATEST(In Stock) 
Price: Rs 1195.00  

This book provides comprehensive information on Cotton Breeding in one compact volume. Hope this book would be useful to the students, researchers, plant breeders and seed producers engaged with cotton crop.

Preface vii
1. History and Problems 1
2. Evolution of Cultivated Cottons 11
3. Species and Races 15
4. Male Sterility 23
5. Breeding Methods 33
6. Breeding in North Zone [Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan] 39
7. Breeding in Central Zone [Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and
Gujarat] 47
8. Breeding in South Zone [Andhra Pradesh, Telangana,
Karnataka and Tamil Nadu] 57
9. Transgenic Breeding 67
10. DUS Testing 85
11. Cotton Seed as Source of Edible Oil 93
12. Indian Seed Legislation 103
Appendices 113
Glossary 149
References 153
Books by the Same Author 157
Index

Dr. Phundan Singh [b. 1946] hails from a reputed agricultural family of Western Uttar Pradesh [Village-Sakauti, Tehsil- Mawana, District- Meerut]. He graduated in Agriculture from Agra University, Agra and obtained his Master and Doctorate degrees from Kanpur University. He has throughout a brilliant academic record. His area of specialization is Plant Breeding and Genetics. He was selected as Scientist of first competitive examination conducted by ICAR through ASRB.
Dr. P. Singh has total experience of more than 40 years in the field of Plant Breeding and Genetics. He has served the Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur for about 32 years in various capacities such as Scientist, Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist, Head, Division of Crop Improvement and Director. He has about 300 publications to his credit. He has participated and presented 80 research papers in various National and International Seminars, Symposia and Conferences. He has authored 52 books,
18 Scientific bulletins and contributed 14 chapters in various reputed books.
Sanjeev Singh obtained post graduate degree in Botany from Nagpur University, Nagpur in first division. His area of specialization is Genetics and Plant Breeding. His M.Sc. dissertation was “Exploitation of Heterosis in Cotton: A Review”. Immediately after postgraduation he joined as a teacher in junior college and started teaching botany. After three years he joined as a Sales Manager in a Pharmaceutical Company. Later on he was elevated to the post of Area Manager (Vidarbha) and Regional Manager (Maharashtra and Goa). He has authored three books including present one.

   

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