Genetic Resources and Seed Enterprises

Genetic Resources and Seed Enterprises

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The Book entitled qGenetic Resources and Seed Enterprises: Management and Policiesq addresses the three core issues vital to modern crop improvement. The first part is related to collection, characterization, conservation and evaluation of plant genetic resources with focus on biotechnology interventions. The second part analyses in depth the principles of seed technology along with focus on seed industry which is expanding fast under private sector. The third part deals with international agreements and national legislations related to biodiversity conservation, seed policies and intellectual property rights. The book shall be very handy to undergraduates and post graduate students across a wide spectrum of disciplines in agricultural universities and professionals dealing with plant genetic resources, seed and policy framework.... one inbred cultivar, which accentuates problems with linkage drag; they instead can hybridize two complementary inbred lines to produce ... Hybrids can provide many advantages over non-hybrid cultivars, in addition to heterosis for yield (Duvick, 1999). ... The most suitable phase for flower emasculation is when the corolla leaves have just opened and form an angle up-to 45Ad in respect to flower axis.

Title:Genetic Resources and Seed Enterprises
Publisher:New India Publishing - 2007-09-05


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