Crop Science: Progress and Prospects (Google eBook)
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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The Future of World National and Household Food Security
Crop Science Research to Assure Food Security
Modifying the Composition of Plant Foods for Better Human
Abiotic Stresses Plant Reaction and New Approaches Towards
Their Impact on Productivity of Cropping
Optimizing Water Use
Abiotic Stresses and Staple Crops
1O Biotic Stresses in Crops
Conservation and Utilization of Biodiversity in the Andean Eco
The Role of Landscape Heterogeneity in the Sustainability of
Designing Crops and Cropping Systems for the Future
Will Yield Barriers Limit Future Rice Production?
New Crops for the 21st Century
Methods Goals and Achievements
Transgenic Plants for Sustainable Crop Production
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