Organic Crop Breeding
Copyright © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Editor(s): Edith T. Lammerts van Bueren, James R. Myers
Published Online: 16 DEC 2011 12:29PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470958582
Online ISBN: 9781119945932
About this Book
Organic Crop Breeding provides readers with a thorough review of the latest efforts by crop breeders and geneticists to develop improved varieties for organic production. The book opens with chapters looking at breeding efforts that focus on specific valuable traits such as quality, pest and disease resistance as well as the impacts improved breeding efforts can have on organic production. The second part of the book is a series of crop specific case studies that look at breeding efforts currently underway from around the world in crops ranging from carrots to corn. Organic Crop Breeding includes chapters from leading researchers in the field and is carefully edited by two pioneers in the field.
Organic Crop Breeding provides valuable insight for crop breeders, geneticist, crop science professionals, researchers, and advanced students in this quickly emerging field.