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Plant breeding and sustainable agriculture

Plant breeding and sustainable agriculture

considerations for objectives and methods : proceedings of a symposium

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Published by Crop Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy in Madison, Wis., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant breeding -- Congresses.,
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Congresses.,
  • Cropping systems -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementsponsored by Division C-1 of the Crop Science Society of America in Las Vegas, NV, 17 Oct. 1989 ; editors, D.A. Sleper, chair, T.C. Barker, P.J. Bramel-Cox ; organizing committee, P.J. Bramel-Cox ... [et al.].
    SeriesCSSA special publication ;, no. 18
    ContributionsSleper, D. A., Barker, Thomas C., 1954-, Bramel-Cox, P. J., Crop Science Society of America. Division C-1.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB123 .P543 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 93 p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1541670M
    ISBN 100891185321
    LC Control Number91020428

    Chronological List of Books, Book Chapters and Reports Two separate paths. Author Joseph Heckman notes that the “period from about to may be called the era of polarization of agriculture into organic and non-organic camps.” (“A History of Organic Farming – Transitions from Sir Albert Howard’s War in the Soil to the USDA National Organic Program.”. Introduction to sustainable Agriculture. During the last 50 years plant breeding has entered a molecular era based on molecular tools to analyse DNA, RNA and proteins and associate such molecular results with plant phenotype. Marker trait associations develop fast to enable more efficient breeding. An introduction to agriculture.

    Plant genetics and breeding play a major role in transforming temperate agriculture into a more sustainable production system for securely and reliably delivering food to a growing global population. This Special Issue will focus on progresses . for the conservation and sustainable utilization of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. The report emphasizes the importance of an integrated approach to the management of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. It points out the need to secure broad diversity of crop plants, including their wild relatives and underutilizedFile Size: 9MB.

    Plant breeding techniques are extremely successful and have been widely used in agriculture to enhance the yield of several crop plants over the past five decades (Jaggard et al., ). In addition, under changing environmental conditions plant breeding is even more desirable for the development of crop varieties resistant to multiple. In the U.S., other communities actively using the PPB model include the Farm Breeding Club (a project of the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society) and Michael Mazourek’s breeding program at Cornell University, where he works closely with regional seed companies and farms, such as the Stone Barns Center in Pocantico Hills, New : Eden Kinkaid.


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