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Description - Breeding Field Crops by David Allen Sleper

Long recognized as the standard work in its field, this fifth edition of Breeding Field Crops deals with worldwide advances in plant breeding science and practice in recent years. Building on the foundations of earlier editions, this thoroughly revised volume includes expanded coverage on the role increased knowledge of genetics plays in the development of new crop cultivars, and fully explores exciting new developments in molecular biology. Breeding Field Crops, Fifth Edition, thoroughly covers the field of plant breeding. The latest edition of this venerable text provides a broad overview of the science of plant breeding, and provides students and breeders with essential fundamental information along with a review of current breakthroughs and technologies. This book will be a valuable source of information for anyone involved in the science of plant breeding for years to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813824284
ISBN-10: 0813824281
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 182mm x 23mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: Iowa State University Press
Publisher: Iowa State University Press
Publish Date: 26-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Allen Sleper

David A. Sleper, Ph.D, is Professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri. John M. Poehlman was Professor Emeritus, Department of Agronomy at the University of Missouri.