Tropical plant breeding

by André Charrier (editor), Michel Jacquot (editor), Dominique Nicolas (editor), Serge Hamon (editor)
Collection: Repères
january 2001
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Important advances in tropical plant breeding achieved by French research teams of Cirad, Inra and Ird, in collaboration with counterpart staff in tropical countries, are reviewed in the present publication. All 24 chapters focus on different plants, and include: in-depth analysis of trait diversity in cultivated forms and links with related wild species; overviews of breeding techniques and biotechnological innovations utilized by breeders; assessment of genetic progress, based on examples from varietal improvement and extension programmes.

Préface 

 

Banana 

Frédéric Bakry, Françoise Carreel, Marie-Line Caruana, François-Xavier Côte, Christophe Jenny and Hugues Tézenas du Montcel

Cassava 

Jean-Pierre Raffaillac and Gérard Second

Citrus

Patrick Ollitrault and François Luro

Cocoa

Albertus B. Eskes and Claire Lanaud

Coconut 

Roland Bourdeix, Luc Baudouin, Norbert Billotte, Jean-Pierre Labouisse and Jean-Marie Noiret

Coffee

André Charrier and Albertus B. Eskes

Cotton

Bernard Hau, Jacques Lançon and Dominique Dessauw

Cowpea

Rémy S. Pasquet and Jean-Pierre Baudoin

Eggplant

Marie-Christine Daunay, Richard Neville Lester and Georges Ano

Eucalyptus

Philippe Vigneron and Jean-Marc Bouvet

Groundnut

Danièle Clavel and Jean Gautreau

Guinea Grass

Michel Noirot

Maize 

Jean-Leu Marchand, Julien Berthaud, Benoît Clerget, Jacques Dintinger, Bernard Reynaud and Jean-Luc Dzido

Millet

Gilles Bezançon, Jean-François Renno and K. Anand Kumar

Oil Palm

Jean-Charles Jacquemard, Luc Baudouin and Jean-Marie Noiret

Okra 

Serge Hamon and André Charrier

Passion Fruits

Geo Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, Sergio D. Segura, Elizabeth Hodson de Jaramillo and Gustavo A. Gôngora

Pineapple 

Geo Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, Freddy Leal, Marie-France Duval and Eric Malézieux

Rice

Michel Jacquot, Guy Clément, Alain Ghesquière, Jean-Christophe Glaszmann, Emmanuel Guiderdoni and Didier Tharreau

Rubber Tree 

André Clément-Demange, Hyacinthe Legnaté, Marc Seguin, Marc-Philippe Canon, Vincent Le Guen, Thierry Chapuset and Dominique Nicolas

Sorghum

Jacques Chantereau, Gilles Trouche, Claude Luce, Monique Deu and Perla Hamon

Sugarcane

Philippe Feldmann, Angélique D'Hont, Emmanuel Guiderdoni, Laurent Grivet and Jean-Christophe Glaszmann

Tomato

Guy Anaïs

Yam

Perla Hamon, Roland Dumont, Jeanne Zoundjihekpon, N'goran Ahoussou and Bakary Tio-Touré

 

Plates 

Appendices

List of Acronyms

List of Contributors

Subject Index 

Language(s): English

Publisher: Cirad

Co-publisher: Science publishers Inc

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Repères

Published: 1 january 2001

Reference Hardback book: CI791

Reference eBook [ePub]: CI791EPB

Reference eBook [PDF]: CI791NUM

EAN13 Hardback book: 9782876144262

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759215621

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759207701

Interior: Two-colour

Format (in mm) Hardback book: 160 x 240

Pages count Hardback book: 569

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 569

Weight (in grammes): 1328 (Hardback book)

Size: 40 Mo (ePub), 36 Mo (PDF)

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