Improvements in crop growing

by Robertson, James W.

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 25262, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 25262
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In the first section, after a brief summary on the history, origin, distribution, and the biology of Brassicas, we review in detail the development history of oilseed canola and their production in major growing countries. We then review the traditional breeding efforts for genetic improvements of the crop and the rationale for transgenic breeding. CROPS AND METHODS FOR SOIL IMPROVEMENT CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION In Lieu of Preface.—This book is not a technical treatise and is designed only to point out the plain, every-day facts in the natural scheme of making and keeping soils productive. It is concerned with the crops, methods, and fertilizers that favor the soil. The book is especially intended for students and scientists working on the genetic improvement of crop species. Plant Breeders, Geneticists, Taxonomists, Molecular Biologists and Plant Biotechnologists working on crop species are going to find this book very useful. The book stresses upon the importance of wild germplasm exploration, characterization and exploitation in the assimilation of important crop species. The book is especially intended for students and scientists working on the genetic improvement of crop species.

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Abstract. India is blessed with a number of agroclimatic zones, which are favorable for growing nine oilseed crops. These oilseed crops consist of seven edible oilseeds – groundnut, rapeseed mustard, soybean, sunflower, sesame, safflower, and niger – and two nonedible crops – castor and linseed.

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For those coming from a straight grazing system, there is extra income from the crop or extra feed if growing a fodder crop. Importantly, there are pasture diversity and quality improvements.

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