Crop Science: Progress and Prospects (Google eBook)

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CABI, Sep 28, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 416 pages
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This text includes keynote invited papers from the Third International Crop Science Congress held in Hamburg, Germany in August 2000. The papers provide an overview of the major issues confronting crop science today and in the future.
  

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Contents

The Future of World National and Household Food Security
15
Crop Science Research to Assure Food Security
33
Modifying the Composition of Plant Foods for Better Human
53
Abiotic Stresses Plant Reaction and New Approaches Towards
81
Their Impact on Productivity of Cropping
101
Optimizing Water Use
119
Abiotic Stresses and Staple Crops
137
1O Biotic Stresses in Crops
155
Conservation and Utilization of Biodiversity in the Andean Eco
231
The Role of Landscape Heterogeneity in the Sustainability of
243
Designing Crops and Cropping Systems for the Future
261
Will Yield Barriers Limit Future Rice Production?
281
New Crops for the 21st Century
307
Methods Goals and Achievements
329
Transgenic Plants for Sustainable Crop Production
351
Position Papers
369

Management of Complex Interactions for Growth Resources and
175
Diversity in Agroecosystems
191
Past Present and Uncertain
213

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