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Cover for Genetic transformation of maize: conventional methods and precision genome modification.

This chapter describes relevant technologies and their development in maize transformation for both random and targeted transgene integration. It focuses on the recombinant DNA techniques and transformation methods used by the commercial maize biotech sector. Although there has been considerable...

Author(s)
Wu HuiXia; Beringer, J.; Chen Wei; Zhou Ning
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645193)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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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
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Cover for Chickpea seed production.

This chapter deals with issues such as (i) cultivar evaluation and testing; (ii) cultivar maintenance; (iii) techniques in seed multiplication; (iv) seed cleaning and treatment; (v) seed storage (including control of seed storage pests and diseases); and (vi) seed quality assurance (certification). ...

Author(s)
Gastel, A. J. G. van; Bishaw, Z.; Niane, A. A.; Gregg, B. R.; Gan, Y.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases and their management.

This chapter focuses on the most economically important diseases of chickpea, i.e. ascochyta blight (caused by Ascochyta rabiei), botrytis grey mould (caused by Botrytis cinerea), fusarium wilt (caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. ciceris), dry root rot (caused by Macrophomina phaseolina),...

Author(s)
Singh, G.; Chen, W.; Rubiales, D.; Moore, K.; Sharma, Y. R.; Gan, Y.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chickpea farmers.

This paper deals with major developments in chickpea production. The recent success stories and the reasons why such breakthroughs have not occurred in other regions are analysed. Drought resistance or tolerance through early maturity, increased seed yield and disease and Helicoverpa pest...

Author(s)
Kumar, J.; Dusuncelı, F.; Knights, E. J.; Materne, M.; Warkentin, T.; Chen, W.; Gaur, P. M.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, S. S.; Satyanarayana, A.; Rahman, M. M.; Yadav, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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
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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

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