Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology

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Iqrar A. Khan
CABI, Nov 26, 2007 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
This multi-authored book provides a comprehensive review of citrus breeding, including relevant genetics, molecular biology and biotechnology. Topics discussed include origin and Taxonomy, hybridization and see procedures, triploid breeding, mutation breeding, selection for fruit traits, tree characters and disease resistant, rootstock breeding, soil adaptation, nucellar embryony, cytogenetics, mapping, gene cloning, chromosome transfer technology, haploidy, flow cytometry and somaclonal variation.
 

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Contents

1 Citrus Breeding
1
2 A Comprehesive Citrus Genetic Improvement Programme
9
3 Origin and Taxonomy
19
4 Citrus Germplasm Resources
45
5 Nuceller Embryony
141
6 Cytogenetics
151
7 Haploidy
167
8 Seedlessness and Ploidy Manipulations
197
11 Microprotoplastmediated Chromosome Transfer and its Potential for Citrus Breeding
261
12 Mapping and Markerassisted Selection
275
13 Cloning and Characterization of Disease Resistance Genes
287
14 Genetic Transformation of Citrus for Pathogen Resistance
307
15 Genetic Transformation
329
16 Mutation Breeding
345
17 Shoottip Grafting In vitro
353
Index
365

9 Somaclonal Variation in Sweet Orange
219
10 Somatic Hybridization
235

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