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Author Stoskopf, Neal C., 1934- author.

Title Plant breeding : theory and practice / Neal C. Stoskopf, with Dwight T. Tomes and B.R. Christie
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Plant breeding: historical perspective -- Reproduction in plants -- Genetic and cytogenetic structure of plants -- Genetic variation in plants -- Statistical applications and field plot technique in plant breeding -- Hybridization and selection in self- and cross-pollinated crops -- Mass and pure-line selection -- The pedigree system -- The bulk population method -- The backcross breeding method -- Single-seed-descent and recurrent selection breeding methods -- Heterosis and inbreeding in cross-fertilized crops -- Selection methods in cross-fertilized crops -- Hybrid development and parental selection -- Synthetic cultivars in cross-fertilized crops -- Recurrent selection in cross--fertilized crops -- Interspecific and intergeneric hybridization -- Mutation breeding -- Haploid breeding systems -- Asexual breeding systems -- Cell and molecular biology tools for plant breeding -- Commercial hybrids in self-fertilized crops -- Cultivar release, seed certification and multiplication, and proprietary protection
Notes First published1993 by Westview Press, Inc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 13, 2019)
Subject Plant breeding.
Plant breeding.
Form Electronic book
Author Christie, B. R. (Bertram R.), 1933- author.
Tomes, D. T. (Dwight Thomas), 1946- author.
ISBN 100023259X