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Oilseeds

  • Chittaranjan Kole

Part of the Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants book series (GENMAPP, volume 2)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXIV
  2. Geung-Joo Lee, Xiaolei Wu, J. Grover Shannon, David A. Sleper, Henry T. Nguyen
    Pages 1-53
  3. Rod Snowdon, Wilfried Lühs, Wolfgang Friedt
    Pages 55-114
  4. S. L. Dwivedi, D. J. Bertioli, J. H. Crouch, J. F. Valls, H. D. Upadhyaya, A. Fávero et al.
    Pages 115-151
  5. Norma Paniego, Ruth Heinz, Paula Fernandez, Paola Talia, Veronica Nishinakamasu, H. Esteban Hopp
    Pages 153-177
  6. D. Edwards, P. A. Salisbury, W. A. Burton, C. J. Hopkins, J. Batley
    Pages 179-210
  7. Pablo Quijada, Jiashu Cao, Xiaowu Wang, M. Hirai, C. Kole
    Pages 211-263
  8. Sandip Das, Ulf Lagercrantz, Martin Lascoux
    Pages 265-274
  9. Chris A. Cullis
    Pages 275-295
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 297-302

About this book

Introduction

Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants presents the current status of the elucidation and improvement of plant genomes of economic interest. The focus is on genetic and physical mapping, positioning, cloning, monitoring of desirable genes by molecular breeding and the most recent advances in genomics. The series comprises seven volumes: Cereals and Millets; Oilseeds; Pulses, Sugar and Tuber Crops; Fruits and Nuts; Vegetables; Technical Crops; and Forest Trees.

Oilseeds is devoted to oil-producing field crops such as soybeans, oilseed rape, peanuts, sunflowers, Indian mustard, Brassica rapa, black mustard and flax. While the grouping of economic plants is conventionally based on their agricultural purposes, several crops covered in this volume have other uses besides yielding oils. Brassica rapa is also used as a vegetable, the sunflower as an ornamental, and flax as a fibre crop. Black mustard, which is used as a condiment but is genetically close to other Brassica species, is also included here.

Keywords

Economic plants Field crops Gene maps Plant breeding breeding cloning crops flax genome oilseed peanut soybean sunflower

Editors and affiliations

  • Chittaranjan Kole
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HorticultureThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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