The basic concept of this book is to examine the use of innovative methods augmenting traditional plant breeding towards the development of new crop varieties under different environmental conditions to achieve sustainable food production. This book consists of two volumes: Volume 1 subtitled Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools and Volume 2 subtitled Agronomic, Abiotic and Biotic Stress Traits. This is Volume 1 which consists of 21 chapters covering domestication and germplasm utilization, conventional breeding techniques and the role of biotechnology. In addition to various biotechnological applications in plant breeding, it includes functional genomics, mutations and methods of detection, and molecular markers. In vitro techniques and their applications in plant breeding are discussed with an emphasis on embryo rescue, somatic cell hybridization and somaclonal variation. Other chapters cover haploid breeding, transgenics, cryogenics and bioinformatics.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2015|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
Table of Contents
Part I. Genetic Resource Utilization and Conservation.- 1. Plant Domestication and Utilization: The Case of the Pampa Biome; Mercedes Rivas, Federico Condón.- 2. Decentralized Collaborative Plant Breeding for Utilization and Conservation of Neglected and Underutilized Crop Genetic Resources; Alberto Camacho-Henriquez et al.- 3. Plant Cryopreservation for Biotechnology and Breeding; Elena Popova et al.- 4. Mutants as a Genetic Resource for Future Crop Improvement; Mohd Gulfishan et al.- Part II. Breeding Strategies.- 5. Conventional Plant Breeding Principles and Techniques; George Acquaah.- 6. Applying Epigenetics in Plant Breeding: Balancing Genome Stability and Phenotypic Plasticity; Estelle Jaligot, Alain Rival.- 7. Progress and Perspectives of Distant Heterosis in Rice; Deming Jin, Tondi Yacouba Nassirou.- 8. Forward and Reverse Genetics in Crop Breeding; Joanna Jankowicz-Cieslak, Bradley J. Till.- 9. Doubled Haploid Breeding in Cereals; D. Gavin Humphreys, Ron E. Knox.- Part III. In Vitro Culture and Transgenic Approaches.- 10. Applications of In Vitro Techniques in Plant Breeding; Zul Zulkarnain et al.- 11. Induced Mutations in Plant Breeding; H. Dayton Wilde.- 12. Alternative to Transgenesis: Cisgenesis and Intragenesis; Ankita Singh et al.- 13. Transgenic Pyramiding for Crop Improvement;Bingliang Wan.- 14. RNAi Technology: A Potential Tool in Plant Breeding; Mohammad Abhary, Adel Rezk.- Part IV. Molecular Breeding.- 15. Molecular Marker-Assisted Breeding: A Plant Breeder’s Review; Guo-Liang Jiang.- 16. Mutant-Based Reverse Genetics for Functional Genomics of Non-Model Crops; Toyoaki Anai.- 17. Prospects of Functional Genomics in Sugarcane; Ram Kushal Singh, Sujeet Pratap Singh.- 18. Potentials of Proteomics in Crop Breeding; Aayudh Das.- 19. Utilization of Diverse Sequencing Panels for Future Plant Breeding; Aysen Yumurtaci.- 20. Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Tools and Impact in Plant Breeding; Vinay K. Singh et al.- 21. Molecular Breeding for Genetic Improvement of Cotton (Gossypium spp.); N. Manikanda Boopathi et al.- Index.