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Fruit Breeding : approaches and achievements / Anil Kumar Shukla, Arun Kumar Shukla, M.B. Noor Mohamed, Akath Singh & Divya Tiwari

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New Delhi : New India Publishing Agency (NIPA), 2020.Edition: 2nd rev. enl. edDescription: xxxii, 342 p. : 24 cmISBN:
  • 9789389130461
  • 9789389992410
  • 9389992419
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 23 634.0954  SHU
Contents:
1. Basic Approaches in Fruit Breeding 2. Breeding for Biotic Stress Resistance 3. Plant Growth Regulators in Fruit Breeding 4. Breeding of Mango 5. Breeding of Banana 6. Breeding of Papaya 7. Breeding of Citrus 8. Breeding of Grape 9. Breeding of Guava 10. Breeding of Ber 11. Breeding of Aonla 12. Breeding of Pomegranate 13. Breeding of Date Palm 14. Breeding of Litchi 15. Breeding of Coconut 16. Breeding of Cashewnut 17. Breeding of Pineapple 18. Breeding of Underutilized Fruits 19. Breeding of Temperate Fruits
Summary: The pressure of an ever-increasing population and periodic famine due to unexpected flood and drought has forced and awakened the horticultural scientist, to evolve new plant types for diversified use. Besides, some limitations in the improvement of fruit crop such as long juvenile phase, high heterozygosity, limited information on inheritance pattern, excessive fruit drop, parthenocarpy and lesser number of seeds per fruit, hybridization, selection, mutation and other tools of fruit breeding have resulted in the development of a number of varieties in mango, grape, papaya, banana and guava for various purposes. The present 2nd fully revised and enlarged edition of the much awaited book “Fruit Breeding Approaches and Achievements” is ventured with the objective to provide latest possible information on basic approaches in fruit breeding, breeding for biotic stresses resistance, use of plant growth regulators in fruit improvement, improvement of important fruit crops such as mango, banana, papaya, grape, guava, citrus, ber, aonla, pomegranate, date palm, litchi, coconut, cashewnut, pineapple, temperate and underutilized fruits in a broad spectrum.
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1. Basic Approaches in Fruit Breeding
2. Breeding for Biotic Stress Resistance
3. Plant Growth Regulators in Fruit Breeding
4. Breeding of Mango
5. Breeding of Banana
6. Breeding of Papaya
7. Breeding of Citrus
8. Breeding of Grape
9. Breeding of Guava
10. Breeding of Ber
11. Breeding of Aonla
12. Breeding of Pomegranate
13. Breeding of Date Palm
14. Breeding of Litchi
15. Breeding of Coconut
16. Breeding of Cashewnut
17. Breeding of Pineapple
18. Breeding of Underutilized Fruits
19. Breeding of Temperate Fruits

The pressure of an ever-increasing population and periodic famine due to unexpected flood and drought has forced and awakened the horticultural scientist, to evolve new plant types for diversified use. Besides, some limitations in the improvement of fruit crop such as long juvenile phase, high heterozygosity, limited information on inheritance pattern, excessive fruit drop, parthenocarpy and lesser number of seeds per fruit, hybridization, selection, mutation and other tools of fruit breeding have resulted in the development of a number of varieties in mango, grape, papaya, banana and guava for various purposes. The present 2nd fully revised and enlarged edition of the much awaited book “Fruit Breeding Approaches and Achievements” is ventured with the objective to provide latest possible information on basic approaches in fruit breeding, breeding for biotic stresses resistance, use of plant growth regulators in fruit improvement, improvement of important fruit crops such as mango, banana, papaya, grape, guava, citrus, ber, aonla, pomegranate, date palm, litchi, coconut, cashewnut, pineapple, temperate and underutilized fruits in a broad spectrum.

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