2. Sugarcane Improvement through Breeding and Biotechnology

  1. Jules Janick
  1. Ray Ming1,
  2. Paul H. Moore2,
  3. Kuo-Kao Wu1,
  4. Angélique D'hont3,
  5. Jean C. Glaszmann3,
  6. Thomas L. Tew4,
  7. T. Erik Mirkov5,
  8. Jorge da Silva5,
  9. John Jifon5,
  10. Mamta Rai5,
  11. Raymond J. Schnell6,
  12. Stevens M. Brumbley7,
  13. Prakash Lakshmanan7,
  14. Jack C. Comstock8 and
  15. Andrew H. Paterson9

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470650349.ch2

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27

How to Cite

Ming, R., Moore, P. H., Wu, K.-K., D'hont, A., Glaszmann, J. C., Tew, T. L., Mirkov, T. E., da Silva, J., Jifon, J., Rai, M., Schnell, R. J., Brumbley, S. M., Lakshmanan, P., Comstock, J. C. and Paterson, A. H. (2005) Sugarcane Improvement through Breeding and Biotechnology, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 27 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470650349.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, 99-193 Aiea Heights Drive, Aiea, Hawaii 96701, USA

  2. 2

    USDA-ARS, PBARC, 99-193 Aiea Heights Drive, Aiea, Hawaii 96701, USA

  3. 3

    CIRAD, UMR1096, TA 40/03, Avenue Agropolis, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

  4. 4

    USDA-ARS, 5883 USDA Road, Houma, Louisiana 70360, USA

  5. 5

    The Texas A&M University System, Agricultural Research and Extension Center, 2415 E. Hwy. 83, Weslaco, Texas 78596, USA

  6. 6

    USDA-ARS, 13601 Old Cutler Rd., Miami, Florida, 33158, USA

  7. 7

    BSES Limited, Indooroopilly, Brisbane QLD 4068, Australia

  8. 8

    USDA-ARS, 12990 U.S. Hwy 441 N., Canal Point, Florida, 33438, USA

  9. 9

    Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory, University of Georgia, 111 Riverbend Road, Rm 228, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471732136

Online ISBN: 9780470650349

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Keywords:

  • sugarcane improvement - through breeding and biotechnology;
  • Sugarcane (Saccharum spp., Poaceae) - large, perennial, tropical or subtropical grass widely grown;
  • sugarcane breeding - history and origin and domestication;
  • breeding for sugar yield - parental selection and hybridization;
  • breeding for biomass production;
  • biomass breeding background;
  • breeding for stress tolerance;
  • sugarcane improvement through biotechnology;
  • molecular cytogenetics - basic chromosomes number determination;
  • coordinating international progress in sugarcane improvement - linking biotechnology to Application, the ICSB

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sugarcane Breeding

  • Sugarcane Improvement through Biotechnology

  • Literature Cited