Soybean Breeding [electronic resource] / edited by Felipe Lopes da Silva, Aluízio Borém, Tuneo Sediyama, Willian Hytalo Ludke
- Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017.
- Physical Description:
- XVI, 440 pages 70 illustrations, 45 illustrations in color : online resource
- Additional Creators:
- Lopes da Silva, Felipe, Borém, Aluízio, Sediyama, Tuneo, Ludke, Willian Hytalo, and SpringerLink (Online service)
- 1. Economic importance and evolution of breeding in Brazil -- 2. FT seeds and the expansion of soybeans in Brazil -- 3. Diversity center and genetic resources -- 4. Vegetative and reproductive morphology -- 5. Qualitative characteristics in breeding -- 6. Quantitative characteristics in breeding -- 7. Quantitative genetics in breeding -- 8. Selection of parents -- 9. Methods of conduct segregating populations -- 10. Recurrent selection -- 11. Biometrics applied to the soybean genetic breeding -- 12. BLUP in the genetic evaluation of parents, generations, populations and progenies -- 13. Genetic mapping -- 14. Selection assisted by molecular markers and genomic selection -- 15. Breeding to transgenic cultivar -- 16. Transgenic cultivar -- 17. Resistance to diseases -- 18. Resistance to insects -- 19. Breeding for abiotic stresses -- 20. Breeding for nutritional quality -- 21. Agronomic traits in the development of cultivars -- 22. Multiplication and maintenance of seed -- 23. Registration and protection of soybean cultivars in Brazil.
- This book was written by soybean experts to cluster in a single publication the most relevant and modern topics in soybean breeding. It is geared mainly to students and soybean breeders around the world. It is unique since it presents the challenges and opportunities faced by soybean breeders outside the temperate world.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- text file PDF
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