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Analyzes contemporary crop breeding's successes and shortcomings and details new techniques of breeding food crops with inherited immunity. Discusses the pitfalls of classical plant breeding and the green revolution, offers case histories of crops that have been successfully bred to overcome blight and insects, and shows how to organize breeding clubs. Features an alphabetical encyclopedia of plant breeding techniques and advice, plus a glossary. 

Publication Details

  • Published: 1995
  • Publisher: AgAccess
  • ISBN-10: 0932857175
  • ISBN-13: 978-0932857170
  • Dewey Decimal: 632.96
  • ECHO Library: 632.96 ROB