Broadening the Genetic Base of Crop Production (Google eBook)

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H. D. Cooper, Charlie Spillane, T. Hodgkin
CABI, Jan 1, 2001 - Science - 452 pages
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This text focuses on the interface between the conservation of plant genetic resources and their utilization. It seeks to show that much conserved germplan has to be subjected to long-term pre-breeding and genetic enhancement before it can be used in plant breeding programmes.
  

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Contents

an Overview
1
2 Evolutionary and Genetic Perspectives on the Dynamics of Crop Genepools
25
Introgression and Incorporation
71
4 The Role of Locallevel Geneflow in Enhancing and Maintaining Genetic Diversity
81
5 Regulatory Aspects of Breeding for Diversity
105
6 Decentralized and Participatory Plant Breeding for Marginal Environments
115
Agricultural Research and Resource Management
137
8 The State of Millet Diversity and its Use in West Africa
147
16 Genetic Basebroadening in the West Indies Sugar Cane Breeding Programme by the Incorporation of Wild Species
283
17 Potential of Genetic Resources and Breeding Strategies for Basebroadening in Beta
295
18 HOPE a Hierarchical Openended System for Broadening the Breeding Base of Maize
311
Private and Public Sector Collaboration
319
20 A French Cooperative Programmefor Management and Utilization of Maize Genetic Resources
331
21 Broadening the Genetic Base of Lentil in South Asia
341
Use of Locally Adapted Germplasm to Enhance Yield and Yield Stability of Barley in Dry Areas
351
23 Breeding Phaseolus for Intercrop Combinations in Andean Highlands
373

9 The State of the Use of Maize Genetic Diversity in the USA and SubSaharan Africa
159
10 The State of the Use of Potato Genetic Diversity
181
11 The State of the Use of Cassava Genetic Diversity and a Proposal to Enhance it
201
12 The State of the Use of Musa Diversity
223
a 13year Experiment on Wheat
245
14 Genetic Basebroadening of Barley Hordeum vulgare L in the Nordic Countries
261
15 Evolutionary Changes in Cambridge Composite Cross Five of Barley
271
24 Improving Potato Resistance to Disease under the GlobalInitiative on Late Blight
385
25 A Mexican Bean Breeding Programme for ComprehensiveHorizontal Resistance to all Locally Important Pests and Diseases
399
26 The Impact of Decentralized and Participatory Plant Breeding on the Genetic Base of Crops
407
Insights Drawn from Participatory Plant Breeding Field Experience
419
Final Statement by Participants in the Rome Workshop on Broadening the Genetic Base of Crops September 1997
437
Index
441
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