Gabrielle J Persley, L R MacIntyre's Agricultural biotechnology : country case studies : a decade PDF

By Gabrielle J Persley, L R MacIntyre

ISBN-10: 0851997066

ISBN-13: 9780851997063

Following on from previous titles during this sequence, this quantity offers extra fabric generated through the area Bank/ISNAR/Australian executive biotechnology learn. It covers the current prestige and destiny clients for the applying of biotechnology to resolve agricultural and environmental difficulties in a couple of constructing nations. specific concentration is given directly to advancements that experience taken position over the past decade.

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On the origin of species by means of natural selection. J. Murray, London. Darwin, C. 1868. The variation of plants and animals under domestication. J. Murray, London. Debouck, D. , O. Toro, O. M. Paredes, W. C. Johnson, and P. Gepts. 1993. Genetic diversity and ecological distribution of Phaseolus vulgaris in northwestern South America. Econ. Bot. 47:408–423. , A. Bonet, and P. Gepts. 1988. The wild relative of Phaseolus vulgaris in Middle America. p. 163–184. In: P. ), Genetic resources of Phaseolus beans.

Further research is 1. CROP DOMESTICATION AS A LONG-TERM SELECTION EXPERIMENT 37 needed, however, to fully identify the biological features that render domestication possible. Wild-to-domesticated complexes are excellent experimental systems to investigate certain evolutionary issues. There is a known time frame extending some 10,000 years. Both the progenitors and their descendants are known. This allows the integration of evolutionary and developmental genetics and a closer look at those differences at the molecular level that are responsible for the phenotypic differences between wild and domesticated types.

P. 163–184. In: P. ), Genetic resources of Phaseolus beans. Kluwer, Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Diamond, J. 1997. Guns, germs, and steel. Norton, New York. Doebley, J. 1992. Molecular systematics and crop evolution. p. 202–222. In: P. S. Soltis et al. ), Molecular systematics of plants. Chapman Hall, New York. 1. CROP DOMESTICATION AS A LONG-TERM SELECTION EXPERIMENT 39 Doebley, J. , M. M. Goodman, and C. W. Stuber. 1984. Isoenzymatic variation in Zea (Gramineae). Syst. Bot. 9:203–218. , and A.

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