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Book Announcement: Advances in breeding techniques for cereal crops

Advances in breeding techniques for cereal crops

The IWGSC is pleased to announce the publication of the book "Advances in breeding techniques for cereal crops".

Special discount available for IWGSC members.

The book " Advances in breeding techniques for cereal crops " provides a comprehensive review of advances in breeding techniques for cereals such as wheat, barley maize and rye.

Part 1 discusses ways of better exploiting genetic diversity through techniques such as trait introgression.

Parts 2-3 then summarise developments in the use of doubled haploids and hybrid breeding methods.

Parts 4-5 review advances in high throughput phenotyping and its use in identifying markers for breeding using techniques such as genome-wide association studies and nested association mapping.

Publication date: 28 June 2019

Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing

IWGSC members: please contact us to get your special discount code.