Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology

Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology

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This multi-authored book provides a comprehensive review of citrus breeding, including relevant genetics, molecular biology and biotechnology. Topics discussed include origin and Taxonomy, hybridization and see procedures, triploid breeding, mutation breeding, selection for fruit traits, tree characters and disease resistant, rootstock breeding, soil adaptation, nucellar embryony, cytogenetics, mapping, gene cloning, chromosome transfer technology, haploidy, flow cytometry and somaclonal variation.The problem is further compounded when a rootstock strain produces a mixture of nucellar and zygotic seedlings which will ... Vegetative propagation of the scion by budding can carry many virus and virus-like diseases and other pathogens.

Title:Citrus Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology
Author:Iqrar A. Khan
Publisher:CABI - 2007-11-26


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