Enhancing Crop Gene Pools with Beneficial Traits Using Wild Relatives

Dwivedi, S L and Upadhyaya, H D and Stalker, H T and Blair, M W and Bertioli, D J and Nielen, S and Ortiz, R (2008) Enhancing Crop Gene Pools with Beneficial Traits Using Wild Relatives. In: Plant Breeding Reviews. John Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, pp. 179-230. ISBN 9780470171523

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This review covers genetic resources from wild relatives; barriers and approaches to interspecific gene transfer; beneficial traits from wild relatives that contribute to the gene pool; biotechnological approaches to increase the utilization of wild relatives in crop improvement; and some results of usage of wild relatives in plant breeding.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2011 13:07
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2011 13:07
URI: http://oar.icrisat.org/id/eprint/2546
Acknowledgement: The authors thank Vincent Vadez of ICRISAT for his critical review of the manuscript and the staff of ICRISAT library for their efforts in conducting literature searches and arranging for reprints. Funding support from Generation Challenge Program to Sangam Dwivedi is gratefully acknowledged.
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