7. Rutabaga Breeding

  1. Jules Janick
  1. V. I. Shattuck1 and
  2. K. G. Proudfoot2

Published Online: 9 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118061053.ch7

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 8

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 8

How to Cite

Shattuck, V. I. and Proudfoot, K. G. (1990) Rutabaga Breeding, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 8 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118061053.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Horticultural Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

  2. 2

    Agriculture Canada, P.O. Box 7098, St. John's, Newfoundland A1E 3Y3 Canada

  1. The authors gratefully acknowledge the suggestions of Dr. E. C. Lougheed for this manuscript, and thank Sandra Brown and Nancy Rayner for typing this manuscript.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1990

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780881921731

Online ISBN: 9781118061053



  • rutabaga breeding;
  • reproduction;
  • floral biology;
  • pollination;
  • floral induction


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reproduction

  • Cultivars and Germplasm

  • Breeding and Testing Systems

  • Breeding Objectives

  • Future Considerations