Plants and Environment
by Hemanth KN. Vasanthaiah, Devaiah Kambiranda
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 272
The main intention of this publication is to provide a state-of-the-art and up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in understanding of plant responses to major abiotic stresses, limitations and the current status of crop improvement. A better insight will help in taking a multidisciplinary approach to address the issues affecting plant development and performance under adverse conditions.
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by Sven Bode Andersen - InTech
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. These marker trait associations develop fast to enable more efficient breeding.
by Jack R. Mauney, James McD. Stewart (eds) - Cotton Foundation
From virtually every aspect, cotton is one of the most interesting higher organisms in the plant kingdom. It is rather unique in that it produces both fiber and food. Compared with most crop plants, cotton adapts quite well to adverse conditions.
by Ephraim Nkonya, Alisher Mirzabaev, Joachim von Braun - Springer
The results of this volume can contribute significantly to the ongoing policy debate and efforts to design strategies for achieving sustainable development goals and related efforts to address land degradation and halt biodiversity loss.
by Milad Manafi - InTech
Artificial insemination is used for reproduction purposes and its chief priority is that the desirable characteristics of a male livestock animal can be passed on more quickly and to more progeny than if that animal is mated in a natural fashion.