Breeding of Horticultural Crops: Principles and Practices
The book has been designed with the main consideration to serve a dual purpose of being a text and reference. Keeping this thing in mind the entire book has been divided into three major parts. The first part deals with the principles and methods of breeding adopted in horticultural crops propagated both sexually and asexually. The second part deals with the achievements in breeding of perennial horticultural crops. The third part covers achievements made in breeding of annual horticultural crops.
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Agricultural University anthers anthesis apomictic apomixis Arka back crossing banana Bangalore Breeding methods Introduction Breeding objectives breeding programme cell characters chimeras chromosome chromosome number citrus Clonal selection clones colour combining ability cross pollinated cultivars cultivated culture Delhi develop varieties diploid disease resistance dwarf early emasculation embryo evaluation female flowers female parent fertile flesh fruit gene genetic genotype haploid hermaphrodite heterosis heterozygous high yielding horticultural crops Hvbridization hybrid seed IIHR inbreds incompatibility India induced Interspecific hybridization large number leaf male flowers male parent male sterility mass selection maturing medium mutagens Mutation breeding nematodes open pollinated open pollinated seedlings panicle pests phenotype piperine ploidy pollen grains polyploid population powdery mildew produce progenies propagated protoplasts Punjab pure line selection pure-line Pusa receptive recurrent selection released rootstock seedless Sigatoka somatic stamens stigma suitable superior synthetic Tamil Nadu technique tetraploids TNAU tolerant triploids types variability vegetative yellow yield trials