Your cart is empty empty bag

Free Worldwide Delivery on orders over $50


Breeding and Biotechnology of Flowers (In 2 Volumes)

Anil K. Singh (Author)

Floriculture is one of the fastest-growing sectors of commercial agriculture world-wide with many highly profitable crops. Cultivation of flowers more pragmatic endeavor than other crops. Every day novel variety, new colour in any ornamental flower crop not only fascinates us but also gives a thrust to know more about their breeding technologies. Creation of diversity of new and domesticated flower crops by public and private sector flower breeders brings a fascination towards its breeding technology. The students while dealing with the breeding and biotechnology of flowers then they must required a base knowledge. Therefore emphasis has been given to present the book in its easiest form so that anyone can understand it without losing interest from it. It has been designed to cover all the aspects of breeding, the basic objectives, different breeding methods, methodology for improvement of specific crops, stress resistance, quality improvement, mutagenesis, genetic engineering and biotechnology.

Contents: Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Glossary: Section I: Fundamentals of Flower Breeding; Chapter 01 History of Ornamental Breeding; Chapter 02 Conventional Breeding; Chapter 03 Mutation and Polyploidy Breeding; Chapter 04 Molecular and Transgenic Breeding; Chapter 05 F1 Hybrid Seed Production in Ornamental Crops; Chapter 06 Intellectual Property Rights Issues; Section II: Cut Flower Crops; Chapter 07 Alstroemeria; Chapter 08 Anthurium; Chapter 09 Antirrhinum; Chapter 11 Gerbera; Chapter 12 Gladiolus; Chapter 13 Heliconia; Chapter 14 Kangaroo Paws; Chapter 15 Lilium; Chapter 16 Lisianthus; Chapter 17 Tulip; Chapter 18 Zantedeschia; Section III: Cut and Loose Flower Crops; Chapter 19 China Aster; Chapter 20 Chrysanthemum; Chapter 21 Rose; Chapter 22 Tuberose; Section IV: Cut and Pot Flower Crops; Chapter 23 Cyclamen; Chapter 24 Freesia; Section V: Cut and Dry Flower Crops; Chapter 25 Gypsophila; Chapter 26 Stock; Section VI: Loose Flower Crops; Chapter 27 Crossandra; Chapter 28 Jasmine; Chapter 29 Marigold; Section VII: Orchids; Chapter 30 Cattleya; Chapter 31 Cymbidium; Chapter 32 Dendrobium; Chapter 33 Paphiopedilum; Chapter 34 Vanda; Chapter 35 Milestones in Transgenic Science; Section VIII: Colour Plates.

Read more
278.10 250.29 $ 309.00 $
Free delivery Wolrdwidе in 10-18 days Ships in 1-2 days from New Delhi Membership for 1 Year $35.00
Get it now and save 10%
Members SAVE 10% every day
Write a review
Reviews in total

Bibliographic information

Title Breeding and Biotechnology of Flowers (In 2 Volumes)
Author Anil K. Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 04.08.2014
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9383305355, 9789383305612
length 740p+1438p., Illustrations; 87 Colour Plates; Figures; Tables; 25cm.