Heterosis and Hybrid Rice Breeding

Heterosis and Hybrid Rice Breeding

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Rice is the most important food crop of the developing world and the demand for it is growing. Provided here is a concise account of hybrid breeding in rice, a newly deployed breeding approach to increase the yield. Research on heterosis, male sterility systems, outcrossing mechanisms, disease/insect management, and grain quality considerations in hybrid rice are reviewed. The book contains a wealth of useful information for practicing hybrid rice breeders, seed producers, researchers, and students of plant breeding.Crop Sci 2(3): 197a€“199 Moll RH, Lonnquist JH, Vertz Fortuna J, Johnson EC ( 1965) The relationship of heterosis and genetic divergence in maize. ... IRRI, Manila, Philippines, 290 Moon Hp, Heu MH, Kim CH (1992) Hybrid rice in Republic of Korea. Paper presented at the 2nd Int Symp on Hybrid Rice, IRRI, Manila, Philippines, April 21-25, 1992 pp Mori K (1984) ... Chaudhary D, Balakrishnan Rao MJ (1975) A simple technique to identify scent in rice and inheritance pattern of scent.

Title:Heterosis and Hybrid Rice Breeding
Author: Sant S. Virmani
Publisher:Int. Rice Res. Inst. - 1994

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