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Plant breeding

Plant breeding

Plant breeding is a key tool in the scientific battle to maintain food security, particularly in the context of climate change.

Collation and publication of specialist plant breeding literature by CABI dates back to 1929 and has covered all key advances and developments in the area since that time.  Our comprehensive coverage includes all aspects of crop breeding, genetics and biotechnology, and plant genetic resources.

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Quantitative Genetics, Genomics and Plant Breeding

Since the first edition of this book was published in 2002, the field of quantitative genetics, genomics and breeding has changed markedly. To meet this challenge, this new edition has only five updated chapters; the remaining 17 chapters are entirel...

Biotechnology of Fruit and Nut Crops

This book covers the biotechnology of all the major perennial fruit and nut species. Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 2005, there has been significant progress in cell culture, genomics and genetic transformation for many of...

Plant-derived Pharmaceuticals: Principles and Applications for Developing Countries

Describing recent developments in the engineering and generation of plants as production platforms for biopharmaceuticals, this book includes both vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. It has a particular emphasis on targeting diseases which predominat...