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Cover for Chickpea breeding and management.

This book covers all aspects of chickpea breeding and management, including: origin, taxonomy and ecology; geographic distribution; nutrition; genetics and cytogenetics; breeding methods and achievements; wild relatives; and genetic enrichment using molecular biology and biotechnology. Presenting...

Author(s)
Yadav, S. S.; Redden, R. J.; Chen, W.; Sharma, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History and origin of chickpea.

This chapter focuses on the history and origin of chickpea, with emphasis on domestication, evolution of crop types, centres of diversity and crop production. Prospects for chickpea cropping are discussed.

Author(s)
Redden, R. J.; Berger, J. D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomy of the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cicer</i> revisited.

This chapter focuses on the collection and conservation as well as molecular phylogeny of the genus Cicer. Short descriptions with ecogeographic notes are given for 44 Cicer species.

Author(s)
Maesen, L. J. G. van der; Maxted, N.; Javadi, F.; Coles, S.; Davies, A. M. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The ecology of chickpea.

This chapter focuses largely on the physiological ecology of chickpea by examining chickpea functioning in relation to its environment. It begins with a review of the history of chickpea cultivation. The production environments of chickpea are defined by mapping its worldwide distribution and...

Author(s)
Berger, J. D.; Turner, N. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Uses, consumption and utilization.

Chickpea consumption in India, Australia, USA, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Africa, Arab Countries, China, Myanmar and Nepal are described in this chapter. Food preparations from chickpea, and methods of chickpea processing in India and other countries are presented. Tabulated data on the...

Author(s)
Yadav, S. S.; Longnecker, N.; Dusunceli, F.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, M.; Rizvi, A. H.; Manohar, M.; Reddy, A. A.; Xaxiao, Z.; Chen, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional value of chickpea.

This chapter focuses on the nutritional value of chickpea, comparing desi (coloured seed coat) and kabuli (white seed coat) types, their dhal or flour, and their use as a green vegetable. It also covers the health benefits and the effect of common processing techniques on the nutritional value of...

Author(s)
Wood, J. A.; Grusak, M. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Antinutritional factors.

This chapter demonstrates the complexity of non-nutritive compounds in chickpea seed both from biochemical and physiological points of view. It assesses the beneficial and deleterious effects of the bioactive compounds (proteinase inhibitors, oligosaccharides, phytates, saponins, polyphenols,...

Author(s)
Muzquiz, M.; Wood, J. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Area, production and distribution.

This chapter discusses the global importance of chickpea and describes global and regional trends in area, production and yield.

Author(s)
Knights, E. J.; Açıkgöz, N.; Warkentin, T.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, S. S.; Sandhu, J. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chickpea: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhizobium</i> management and nitrogen fixation.

This chapter discusses chickpea-Rhizobium symbiosis, with emphasis on host specificity, taxonomy, ecology, inoculant development and management practices which may accelerate the ongoing efforts for harnessing nitrogen fixation for sustainable production.

Author(s)
Kantar, F.; Hafeez, F. Y.; Shivakumar, B. G.; Sundaram, S. P.; Tejera, N. A.; Aslam, A.; Bano, A.; Raja, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chickpea in cropping systems.

This chapter examines the role of chickpea in the productivity of different cropping systems (mainly sequential and intercropping) around the world. Its effects on nitrogen fixation, grain yield, grain protein concentration and water availability are assessed. Insect and disease management...

Author(s)
Berrada, A. F.; Shivakumar, B. G.; Yaduraju, N. T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter

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