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Chromosome Engineering in Plants

Genetics, Breeding, Evolution

Part B

This two-volume work surveys the entire range of general aspects of chromosome research in plants. The first volume covers cytogenetics of cereals and millets with more than one chapter being devoted to the same crop to give a detailed treatment to an up-to-date status of chromosome research. This second volume deals with cytogenetics of plant materials including legumes, vegetable and oil crops, sugar crops, forage crops: fibre crops, medicinal crops and ornamentals. The book will be useful both as a reference work and a teaching aid to satisfy a wide range of workers. Every chapter has been written by an expert who has been involved in chromosome research on a particular plant material for many years so that the treatment is authoritative and up-to-date in most cases.

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Published: October 1991

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-88260-8

Contents

  • List of Contributors. 1. Cytogenetics and related aspects in some pulse crops (P.K. Gupta and P.C. Sharma). 2. Use of mutations for chromosome mapping and breeding in Pisum (S. Blixt, D. Folkeson and W. Gottschalk). 3. Cytogenetics of the genus Glycine (T. Hymowitz, R.G. Palmer and R.J. Singh). 4. Cytogenetics and use of alien genetic variation in groundnut improvment (A.K. Singh, H.T. Stalker and J.P. Moss). 5. The use of potato haploids in genetics and breeding (S.J. Peloquin, J.E. Werner and G.L. Yerk). 6. Phylogenetic relationships in the potato and its related species (M. Matsubayashi). 7. Lycopersicon cytogenetics (C.F. Quiros). 8. Cytogenetics and evolution of Capsicum L. (B. Pickersgill). 9. Cytogenetics of crop brassicas and their allies (S. Prakash and V.L. Chopra). 10. Cytogenetics of the Cucurbitaceae (R.P. Roy, S. Saran and B. Dutt). 11. Cytogentics of the genus Cucumis (F. Dane). 12. Cytogenetics of alliums (R.N. Jones). 13. Chromosome evolution in sunflower (J.M. Chandler). 14. Cytogenetics of safflower (H. Kumar). 15. Sugarcane cytogenetics (D.J. Heinz). 16. Cytogenetics and breeding in sugar beet (C. Nakamura, G.N. Skaracis and I. Romagosa). 17. Ploidy aspects of the origins of sweet potato (I. Nishiyama). 18. Recent cytogenetic studies of the Festuca - Lolium complex (P.P. Jauhar). 19. Chromosome evolution of Bromus (K.C. Armstrong). 20. Evolution and genetic resources in cocksfoot (M. Borrill). 21. Alfalfa cytogenetics (T.J. McCoy and E.T. Bingham). 22. Chromosomeal evolution in sweetclover, Melilotus Adans (Y. Sano, . Kita and S.E. Schlarbaum). 23. Chromosomal evolution and aneuploidy in Lotus (W.F. Grant). 24. The origin of the allotetraploid species of Gossypium (J.E. Endrizzi). 25. Chromosomal manipulations in cotton (M.Y. Menzel, B.J. Dougherty and K.L. Richmond). 26. Cytogenetic evolution and aneuploidy in Nicotiana (S.M. Reed). 27. Chromosomal variation and evolution in the genus Lilium (S. Noda). 28. Cytogenetics of Cyrtanthus (G. Ising). 29. Cytology and cytogenetics of hops (A. Haunold). 30. Cytogenetics of the genus Mentha (N. Ikeda and S. Ono). 31. Cytogenetics of sesame Sesame indicum (T. Kobayashi). 32. Cytogenetics of forest tree species (S.E. Schlarbaum). Index.

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