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Title Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat Volume 2 : Cultivation techniques / contributions by Arun Kumar Joshi, Vinod Kumar Mishra, Simanchal Sahu, Peter J. Gregory, Christina K. Clarke, Vijesh Krishna, Alwin Keil, Sreejith Aravindakshan, Mukesh Meena, Q. Xue, J. Rudd, J. Bell, T. Marek, S. Liu, Tadesse Dessalegn, Tesfaye Solomon, Tesfaye Gebre Kristos, Abiy Solomon, Shure Seboka, Yazie Chane, Bhadriraju Subramanyam, Kamala A. Roberts, Fetien Abay, Rizana Mahroof, J.R. Guarin, Senthold Asseng, Brian L. Beres, Reem Aboukhaddour, Haley Catton, Thomas F. Doring, J.M. Clarke, K. Nilsen, D. Khitiri, X. Lin, C.J. Pozniak, K. Ammar, Tinashe Chiurugwi, Simon Kerr, Ian Midgley, L.A. Boyd, Johnson Kamwaga, Peter Njau, Terry van Gevelt, Claudia Canales, Max Marcheselli, Rajiv Kumar Sharma, W. Tadesse, A Amri, M Sanchez-Garcia, M El-Bouhssini, M Karrou, S Patil, F Bassi, M. Baum, T. Oweis ; edited by Peter Langridge
Published Cambridge : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2017


Description 1 online resource : colour tables, photographs and figures
Series Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science
Burleigh Dodds series in agricultural science.
Contents Series list ; Introduction ; Part 1 Wheat cultivation techniques ; Part 2 Wheat crop management ; Part 3 Improving wheat cultivation in the developing world ; Summary ; Key priorities in wheat research: the Wheat Initiative ' s Strategic Research Agenda ; Introduction ; The Wheat Initiative and its Strategic Research Agenda ; Core theme 1: Increase wheat yield potential ; Core theme 2: protect yield potential ; Subtopic 2.1: controlling wheat diseases and pests
Subtopic 2.2: improving tolerance of wheat to abiotic stress Core theme 3: protect the environment and increase the sustainability of wheat production systems ; Subtopic 3.1: nutrient use efficiency ; Subtopic 3.2: agronomy and crop management ; Core theme 4: ensuring the supply of high quality, safe wheat ; Cross-cutting theme 5: enabling technologies and shared resources ; Subtopic 5.1: enabling technologies and methods ; Subtopic 5.2: shared platforms and technologies ; Subtopic 5.3: genetic resources
Crosscutting theme 6: knowledge exchange and education Summary ; Part 1 Wheat cultivation techniques ; Chapter 1 Variety selection in wheat cultivation ; 1 Introduction; 2 Wheat variety selection methods: natural and traditional selection ; 3 Wheat variety selection methods: modern molecular breeding ; 4 Variety selection by plant breeders ; 5 Variety selection by farmers ; 6 Conclusion ; 7 Where to look for further information ; 8 References ; Chapter 2 Establishment and root development in wheat crops
1 Introduction 2 Root development and growth during establishment ; 3 Crop establishment practices ; 4 Case study: the effects of embryo size and seed mass on early vigour ; 5 Research contributions to improved wheat establishment and production ; 6 Future trends in research ; 7 Where to look for further information ; 8 Acknowledgements ; 9 References ; Chapter 3 Conservation tillage for sustainable wheat intensification: the example of South Asia ; 1 Introduction ; 2 Factors affecting the diffusion of CT wheat in South Asia
3 Recent evidence of the agronomic and economic impacts of CT wheat in South Asia 4 Constraints to the diffusion of CT practices in wheat in South Asia ; 5 Recent developments in CT wheat ; 6 Concluding remarks ; 7 Where to look for further information ; 8 Acknowledgements ; 9 References ; Chapter 4 Improving water management in winter wheat ; 1 Introduction ; 2 Winter wheat yield ; 3 Yield determination under water-limited conditions ; 4 The role of measuring evapotranspiration (ET) ; 5 Water-use efficiency
Summary Volume 2 discusses ways of improving cultivation from variety selection to post-harvest storage. It reviews trends in integrated crop management, sustainable intensification and organic cultivation before concluding by looking at ways of supporting smallholders in the developing world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Dr Peter Langridge is Emeritus Professor of Plant Science at the University of Adelaide
Subject Wheat -- Breeding
Wheat -- Diseases and pests.
Wheat -- Growth
Wheat -- Varieties.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science.
TECHNOLOGY -- Agriculture -- Sustainable Agriculture.
TECHNOLOGY -- Agriculture -- Crop Science.
TECHNOLOGY -- Agriculture -- General.
Wheat -- Breeding.
Wheat -- Diseases and pests.
Wheat -- Growth.
Wheat -- Varieties.
Form Electronic book
Author Langridge, Peter, editor.
Joshi, Arun Kumar, author
Mishra, Vinod Kumar, author.
Sahu, Simanchal, author
Gregory, P. J., author.
Clarke, Christina K., author
Krishna, Vijesh, author
Keil, Alwin, author
Aravindakshan, Sreejith, author
Meena, Mukesh, author
Xue, Q., author
Rudd, J., author
Bell, J., author
Marek, T., author
Liu, S., author
Dessalegn, Tadesse, author
Solomon, Tesfaye, author
Gebre Kristos, Tesfaye, author
Solomon, Abiy, author
Seboka, Shure, author
Chane, Yazie, author
Subramanyam, Bhadriraju, author
Roberts, Kamala A., author
Abay, Fetien, author
Mahroof, Rizana, author
Guarin, J. R., author
Asseng, Senthold, author
Beres, Brian L., author
Aboukhaddour, Reem, author
Catton, Haley, author
Doring, Thomas F., author
Clarke, J. M., author
Nilsen, K., author
Khitiri, D., author
Lin, X., author
Pozniak, C. J., author
Ammar, K., author
Chiurugwi, Tinashe, author
Kerr, Simon, author
Midgley, Ian, author
Boyd, L. A., author
Kamwaga, Johnson, author
Njau, Peter, author
Van Gevelt, Terry, author
Canales, Claudia, author
Marcheselli, Max, author
Kumar Sharma, Rajiv, author
Tadesse, W., author
Amri, A, author
Sanchez-Garcia, M, author
El-Bouhssini, M, author
Karrou, M, author
Patil, S, author
Bassi, F, author
Baum, M., author
Oweis, T., author
ISBN 1786760223