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Wheat Production in Stressed Environments

Proceedings of the 7th International Wheat Conference, 27 November–2 December 2005, Mar del Plata, Argentina

  • H. T. Buck
  • J. E. Nisi
  • N. Salomón
  • Provides a unique overview to wheat and related species for researchers, breeders, students

  • Exclusively addressing its most related research aspects (breeding, diseases, crop production, end uses, etc.) in a single volume

  • Contains updated information from all over the world and key note talks delivered by outstanding scientists on all main conference topics

Conference proceedings

Part of the Developments in Plant Breeding book series (DIPB, volume 12)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXI
  2. J. Dixon
    Pages 9-22
  3. P. Nicholson, N. Gosman, R. Draeger, M. Thomsett, E. Chandler, A. Steed
    Pages 23-36
  4. H. Maraite, C. Bragard, E. Duveiller
    Pages 37-49
  5. R. P. Singh, M. G. Kinyua, R. Wanyera, P. Njau, Y. Jin, J. Huerta-Espino
    Pages 51-57
  6. H. M. William, R. P. Singh, J. Huerta-Espino, G. Rosewarne
    Pages 65-70
  7. X. C. Xia, Z. F. Li, G. Q. Li, Z. H. He, R. P. Singh
    Pages 77-82
  8. G. Fedak, W. Cao, A. Xue, M. Savard, J. Clarke, D. J. Somers
    Pages 91-95
  9. M. Lillemo, R. P. Singh, J. Huerta-Espino, X. M. Chen, Z. H. He, J. K. M. Brown
    Pages 97-102
  10. S. Kumar, L. C. Prasad, U. Kumar, K. Tyagi, B. Arun, A. K. Joshi
    Pages 113-118
  11. A. M. Prestes, P. F. Arendt, J. M. C. Fernandes, P. L. Scheeren
    Pages 119-123
  12. A. M. Castro, A. A. Clúa, D. O. Gimenez, E. Tocho, M. S. Tacaliti, M. Collado et al.
    Pages 139-147

About these proceedings


The book comprises the proceedings of the 7th International Wheat Conference, held in Mar del Plata, Argentina, at the end of 2005. Leading scientists from all over the world, specialized on different areas that contribute to the better understanding of wheat production and use, reviewed the present achievements and discussed the future challenges for the wheat crop. The latter are related to producing safe wheat grain in increasingly stressed environments, maintaining at the same time the sustainability of natural resources, in order to meet the needs of food for a growing population.

Topics such as breeding for resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses, breeding for improved industrial and nutritional quality, crop and natural resources management, physiology of wheat production, biotechnology and cytogenetics, and conservation and management of genetic resources were covered during the Conference. Results of the extended use of molecular tools in different areas and their contribution to the faster achievement of breeding goals were presented.

This book provides the scientific wheat community the possibility of getting key contributions to that overall sight and an updated view of the main points of interest on those fields of research.


biotechnology breeding genetics physiology quality wheat

Editors and affiliations

  • H. T. Buck
    • 1
  • J. E. Nisi
    • 2
  • N. Salomón
    • 3
  1. 1.Buck Semillas S.ALa DulceArgentina
  2. 2.National Institute for Agricultural Technology and Animal HusbandryMarcos JuarezArgentina
  3. 3.National Southern UniversityBuenos AiresArgentina

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