Series 12: General Books
ISBN : 81-900441-3-3
Year: 1998
HARDBOUND PAGES: VIII + 353
DEMI SIZE Rs. 450/-

GENETICS AND BREEDING STRATEGIES IN THE IMPROVEMENT OF PULSE CROPS

Contents

  • Genetic improvement of pulse crops in India
  • Advances of breeding research in tropical pulses
  • Seed production of pulse crops
  • Breeding for improved nutritional quality in pulse crops
  • Association studies and plant type concepts in important pulse crops
  • Mutation breeding in pulse crops
  • Importance of seed size in the improvement of chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)
  • Variation for developmental traits, pod bearing length and inter-relationship with seed yield and harvest index in chickpea
  • Genic male sterility and utilisation in improvement of grain productivity in redgram (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.)
  • Spectrum of GxE interaction in relation to adaptability in pigeonpea
  • Prospects of amphidiploid between greengram (Vigna radiata L.) and blackgram (Vigna mungo L.) vis-a-vis their derivatives
  • Wild relative of Vigna mungo and V.radiata and its potential utilisation in the genetic upgrading of cultigens
  • Effect of gamma radiation in Vigna unguiculata ssp. cylindrica Verdcourt and Macroptilium lathyroides var. semierctum Urb.
  • Distant hybridization for crop improvement in Vigna
  • Genetics of market traits in mungbean
  • Species relationships, adaptation to farming systems and usefulness of Vigna cultivated in India
  • Electrophoretic studies on the seed protein properties of some induced mutants in greengram (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek.
  • Unusual and interesting mutuatns of garden pea
  • Genetic improvement of fababean
  • Rice bean (Vigna umbellata (Thunb.) Ohwi and Ohashi): Propsects and perspectives