Banana Breeding: Progress and Challenges

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/21/2011
  • Publisher: CRC Press
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Bananas are one of the most important agricultural crops, however bananas have been largely neglected with only a few breeding programs. Aiming to provide practical understanding of banana breeding, this book presents a detailed account of the methodologies used in conventional and molecular breeding of bananas. Chapters cover the origin, history, and distribution of bananas. Also featured in their own dedicated chapters are genetics, reproductive biology, conventional breeding methods, seed production, disease management, pest management, propagation, biotechnology, hybrid distribution, quality improvement, processing, and value addition. It also details future prospects for the continued, successful cultivation of bananas.

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