Maize Research In India: Retrospect & Prospect (Hardcover)

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This book "Maize Research in India: Retrospect & Prospect" focuses on 60 years of maize research in India's through first All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) of the country. The book chapters compiled from different part of the country having contemporary and historical importance of maize research for development in the country. Theses state-wise chapters offering a comprehensive overview and provides a detailed information about trend of the major growing areas, maize based industries, cropping systems, agricultural practices, AICRP achievements, constraints in maize production, package of practices, yield gaps, climatic patterns and key R4D challenges and their probable solutions. Overall, it demonstrates the options for future progress and thrust of maize with special reference to nutritional and industrial quality improvement, hybrid seed production, cultivation of specialty corn, value addition, biotic and abiotic stress management, etc. The book also has a chapter on the recent worldwide R4D in maize molecular breeding and frontier technologies in maize improvement like genomic selection, transgenic, phonemics, doubled haploid (DH) technology etc for making plausible future strategy of maize R4D

Product Details
ISBN: 9789389992007
ISBN-10: 9389992001
Publisher: New India Publishing Agency- Nipa
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2021
Pages: 630
Language: English