Basics of Mutation Breeding

by S Thirugnanakumar

ISBN: 9789351244141
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Imprint : NIPA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 3390.00
Biblio : 121 pages,figures,tables,25cm.

Author Profile

S. Thirugnanakumar: Professor and Head, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar -608 002, Tamil Nadu, India

About The Book

The book covers information on various types of mutagens and their effects, procedures for using mutagens for crop improvement, types of mutations (micro and macro) with statistical techniques to handle the mutation population. The subject matter presented in the book will be useful for both undergraduate and post graduate students of agriculture.

Table of Contents

"Foreword Preface 1. Mutation and Crop Improvement 2. Classification of Mutagens and Their Effects 3. Procedure for Mutation Breeding 4. Effect of Mutagens on Germination and Survival in M1 Generation 5. Chlorophyll Mutations 6. Macromutations 7. Micromutations 8. Mutagenic Effectiveness and Efficiency 9. Correlation Between M1 and M2 Generation 10. Variability Parameters in M2 and M3 Generations in Sesame 11. Heritability and Genetic Advance as Percent in Sesame of Mean in M2 and M3 Generations