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Cover for Screening plants for resistance/susceptibility to plant-parasitic nematodes.

This chapter provides information on the methods for initial screening to determine the resistance or susceptibility of plants, cultivars or breeding lines to plant parasitic nematodes. Specific protocols for screening and further resistance breeding on several plant-nematode combinations are...

Author(s)
Wesemael, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biodiversity, germplasm resources and breeding methods.

This chapter provides information on germplasm resources and biodiversity, cytology, unreduced pollen grains, plant morphology, molecular markers, marker-assisted selection, genome size and genomics, breeding criteria, rootstocks, classical breeding, and breeding through biotechnology of...

Author(s)
Zarei, A.; Zamani, Z.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anacardium occidentale</i> cashew.

This chapter focuses on the origin, morphological and physiological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics of cashews (Anacardium occidentale). The importance of genetic manipulation in improving the pest resistance, salt tolerance and...

Author(s)
Smitha Hegde; Shashikiran Nivas; D'Souza, L.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mangifera indica</i> mango.

This chapter focuses on the origin, morphological and physiological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods, cryopreservation of embryos and molecular genetics of mangoes (Mangifera indica). The importance of genetic manipulation in improving the fruit...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Hormaza, J. I.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pistacia vera</i> pistachio.

This chapter focuses on the origin, morphological and physiological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of pistachios (Pistacia vera). The importance of the development of efficient genetic transformation protocols for...

Author(s)
Onay, A.; Çİftçİ, Y. Ö.; Koç, H. A.; Süzerer, V.; Tİlkat, E.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cocos nucifera</i> coconut.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of coconuts (Cocos nucifera). The importance of developing various genetic...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Biddle, J.; Nguyen, Q. T.; Foale, M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Elaeis guineensis</i> oil palm.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of oil palms (Elaeis guineensis). The importance of developing various...

Author(s)
Rival, A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ananas comosus</i> pineapple.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of pineapples (Ananas comosus). The importance of developing various...

Author(s)
Smith, M. K.; Botella, J. R.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Garcinia mangostana</i> mangosteen.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, medicinal properties, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of mangosteens (Garcinia mangostana). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation methods for the...

Author(s)
Rekha Chaudhury; Malik, S. K.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Diospyros kaki</i> persimmon.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological, physiological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of persimmons (Diospyros kaki). The importance of developing various...

Author(s)
Zhang QingLin; Tetsumura, T.; Tao, R.; Luo ZhengRong
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter

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