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Commercial Plant Breeding: Volume 1 (In 2 Parts)

Hari Har Ram (Author)

The present book entitled “Commercial Plant Breeding-1 Vegetable Crops” contains 32  chapters  bifurcated  into  two  parts,  part  I  “Commercial  Plant  Breeding  and Regulatory Affairs” having initial 14 chapters deals with commercial plant breeding, the  vegetable  seed  business,  vegetable  seed  supply  chain  management,  all  India coordinated  research  project  (vegetable  crops),  world  vegetable  centre  (AVRDC), and seed and IPR related acts. The part II “Commercial Breeding of Vegetable Crops” having remaining 18 chapters is devoted to commercial breeding of individual major vegetable crops relevant to seed industry.

The  book  is  intended  for  undergraduate  and  post  graduate  students  of  state agricultural  universities  and  agricultural  colleges  for  the  courses  on  vegetable breeding  in  general  and  commercial  vegetable  breeding  in  particular  and  the professionals across ICAR Institutes, SAUs and Seed Industry. First of its kind, the present book aims to bring academic and vegetable seed business worlds both on a common platform.

Part 01: Commercial Plant Breeding and Regulatory Afairs
1. Commercial Plant Breeding 
2. Vegetable Seed Business in India
3. Multi-Location Testing and Product Development
4. Grow Out Test
5. Seed Supply Chain Management 
6. Seed Import and Export 
7. Release and Notification of Vegetable Varieties in India
8. The Seed Act 1966
9. New Seed Policy 1988 
10. Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act, 2001
11. Biological Diversity Act 2002
12. DUS Testing and Registration of Varieties
13. All India Coordinated Research Project (Vegetable Crops)
14. World Vegetable Centre (AVRDC) 

Part 02: Commercial Breeding of Vegetable Crops
15. Tomato 
16. Chili
17. Eggplant
18. Okra
19. Cabbage
20. Cauliflower 
21. Bottle Gourd
22. Bitter Gourd
23. Sponge Gourd
24. Ridge Gourd 
25. Cucumber26. Pumpkin
27. Watermelon
28. Muskmelon
29. Onion
30. Radish
31. Carrot
32. Vegetable Pea

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Bibliographic information

Title Commercial Plant Breeding: Volume 1 (In 2 Parts)
Author Hari Har Ram
Format Hardcover
Date published: 02.03.2021
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789390512713
length 726p., 25cm