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Title: Chickpea Breeding and Management

Author
item Yadav, Shyam
item Redden, Bob
item Chen, Weidong
item Sharma, Balram

Submitted to: Complete Book
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/15/2006
Publication Date: 2/1/2007
Citation: Yadav, S.S., Redden, B., Chen, W., Sharma, B. 2007. Chickpea Breeding and Management. Complete Book.

Interpretive Summary: This book presents the current status of chickpea breeding and management by experts from around the world. It thoroughly covers a wide array of subject on chickpea genetics and breeding ranging from cytogenetics, wild relatives and biodiversity, conventional and modern breeding techniques and achievements. Focuses on chickpea management include managing diseases, insects, weeds, nutrient and abiotic stresses. In addition, this book provides coverage on chickpea history, origin, ecology, utilization, distribution, and world trade as well as chickpea farmers in several countries

Technical Abstract: This book presents the current status of chickpea breeding and management by experts from around the world. It thoroughly covers a wide array of subject on chickpea genetics and breeding ranging from cytogenetics, wild relatives and biodiversity, conventional and modern breeding techniques and achievements. Focuses on chickpea management include managing diseases, insects, weeds, nutrient and abiotic stresses. In addition, this book provides coverage on chickpea history, origin, ecology, utilization, distribution, and world trade as well as chickpea farmers in several countries