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Breeding of Horticultural Crops: Principles and Practices
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Milton, John
2018, viii+278p., figs., tbls., indx., 25cm
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Weight :  584 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Agri Horti Press
Year :  2018
 

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ISBN: 9789387642591
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 2495.00  

Plant breeding is the art and science of changing the genetics of plants for the benefit of mankind. Plant breeding can be accomplished through many different propagation ranging from simply selecting plants with desirable characteristics for propagation, to more complex molecular techniques.
The present book covers the alternative agriculture, importance of agricultural biotechnology, soil quality, soil plant growth, genetic biotechnology, development of plant breeding and non pesticide methods for managing crop diseases.
Hoped this book will be highly useful for students, teachers and researchers of agriculture and horticulture.

Contents
Preface v
1. The Alternative Agriculture 1
2. Importance of Agriculture Biotechnology 28
3. Soil Quality 65
4. Soil and Plant Growth 98
5. Genetic Biotechnology 126
6. Development of Plant Breeding 182
7. Nonpesticide Methods for Managing Crop Diseases 218
Bibliography 275
Index 277

Dr. John Milton, Ph.D. (Horticulture) has long experience in teaching and research in
the School of Plant and Horticultural Science, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia . Dr.
Milton is well known for his contribution in Horticultural Sciences. He has also served as a
consultant in Horticultural Research and Development, Ethiopia.

   

  Genetics And Plant Breeding
Horticulture
Plant Biotechnology
 
   

   
   

  John Milton
 
   

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Transgenic
Plant,
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Protocol,
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