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Mutations, in Vitro and Molecular Techniques for Environmentally Sustainable Crop Improvement

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This publication contains the results of an FAO/IAEA project on radiation induced mutations and other advanced technologies. The project's aim is to produce crop mutants suitable for environmentally sustainable agriculture.
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List price: $199.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 5/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 246
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface
Mutation genetics of salt tolerance in barley: an assessment of Golden Promise and other semi-dwarf mutants
Mapping genes for flowering time and frost tolerance in cereals using precise genetic stocks
Characterization of wheat-Thinopyrum partial amphiploids for resistance to barley yellow dwarf virus
In vitro techniques for genomic alteration in rice plants
An improved in vitro technique for isolated microspore culture of barley
Heterosis in crop mutant crosses and production of high yielding lines using doubled haploid system
Haploidy breeding and mutagenesis for drought tolerance in wheat
Anther culture in connection with induced mutations for rice improvement
Production of salt tolerant rice mutants using gamma rays and anther culture
Induction of photoperiod sensitive genetic male steriles for use in hybrid rice seed production
Aluminum tolerance in triticale, wheat and rye
Evaluation of 'Anahuac' wheat mutant lines for aluminum tolerance
Barley mutants with increased tolerance to aluminum toxicity
Anthocyanin mutations improving tomato and pepper tolerance to adverse climatic conditions
The use of somaclonal variation and in vitro selection for improvement of plants to environmental stresses
In vitro techniques for the selection of Basmati rice mutants better adapted to Saline environments
Rice germplasm enhancement by induced mutations in Chile
Induced mutations as a method of obtaining iron toxicity resistant and high quality rice cultivars
Improvement of tartary buckwheat by induced mutations with [superscript 60]Co gamma rays
Evaluation of barley mutants for drought tolerance: a physiology - breeding approach
Mutations affecting nodulation in grain legumes
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