Organic Crop Breeding

Editor/Author Lammerts van Bueren, Edith T. and Myers, James R.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $164.95
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $247.42
ISBN: 978-0-47-095858-2
Category: Agriculture, Aquaculture & Food Sciences
Image Count: 26
Book Status: Available
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Organic Crop Breeding provides readers with a thorough review of the latest efforts by crop breeders and geneticists to develop improved varieties for organic production.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Foreword William F. Tracy
  • Preface Edith T. Lammerts van Bueren; James R. Myers
  • Acknowledgments
  • Section 1 General Topics Related to Organic Plant Breeding
  • Chapter 1 Organic Crop Breeding: Integrating Organic Agricultural Approaches and Traditional and Modern Plant Breeding Methods Edith T. Lammerts van Bueren; James R. Myers
  • Chapter 2 Nutrient Management in Organic Farming and Consequences for Direct and Indirect Selection Strategies Monika Messmer; Isabell Hildermann; Kristian Thorup-Kristensen; Zed Rengel
  • Chapter 3 Pest and Disease Management in Organic Farming: Implications and Inspirations for Plant Breeding Thomas F. Döring; Marco Pautasso; Martin S. Wolfe; Maria R. Finckh
  • Chapter 4 Approaches to Breed for Improved Weed Suppression in Organically Grown Cereals Steve P. Hoad; Nils-Øve Bertholdsson; Daniel Neuhoff; Ulrich Köpke
  • Chapter 5 Breeding for Genetically Diverse Populations: Variety Mixtures and Evolutionary Populations Julie C. Dawson; Isabelle Goldringer
  • Chapter 6 Centralized or Decentralized Breeding: The Potentials of Participatory Approaches for Low-Input and Organic Agriculture Dominique Desclaux; Salvatore Ceccarelli; John Navazio; Micaela Coley; Gilles Trouche; Silvio Aguirre; Eva Weltzien; Jacques Lançon
  • Chapter 7 Values and Principles in Organic Farming and Consequences for Breeding Approaches and Techniques Klaus P. Wilbois; Brian Baker; Maaike Raaijmakers; Edith T. Lammerts van Bueren
  • Chapter 8 Plant Breeding, Variety Release, and Seed Commercialization: Laws and Policies Applied to the Organic Sector Véronique Chable; Niels Louwaars; Kristina Hubbard; Brian Baker; Riccardo Bocci
  • Section 2 Organic Plant Breeding in Specific Crops
  • Chapter 9 Wheat: Breeding for Organic Farming Systems Matt Arterburn; Kevin Murphy; Steve S. Jones
  • Chapter 10 Maize: Breeding and Field Testing for Organic Farmers Walter A. Goldstein; Walter Schmidt; Henriette Burger; Monika Messmer; Linda M. Pollak; Margaret E. Smith; Major M. Goodman; Frank J. Kutka; Richard C. Pratt
  • Chapter 11 Rice: Crop Breeding Using Farmer-Led Participatory Plant Breeding Charito P. Medina
  • Chapter 12 Soybean: Breeding for Organic Farming Systems Johann Vollmann; Michelle Menken
  • Chapter 13 Faba Bean: Breeding for Organic Farming Systems Wolfgang Link; Lamiae Ghaouti
  • Chapter 14 Potato: Perspectives to Breed for an Organic Crop Ideotype Marjolein Tiemens-Hulscher; Edith T. Lammerts van Bueren; Ronald C.B. Hutten
  • Chapter 15 Tomato: Breeding for Improved Disease Resistance in Fresh Market and Home Garden Varieties Bernd Horneburg; James R. Myers
  • Chapter 16 Brassicas: Breeding Cole Crops for Organic Agriculture James R. Myers; Laurie McKenzie; Roeland E. Voorrips
  • Chapter 17 Onions: Breeding Onions for Low-Input and Organic Agriculture Olga E. Scholten; Thomas W. Kuyper