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Author Hancock, J.F
Title Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Species
Imprint Cambridge : CABI, 2003
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (324 pages)
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Note Intro -- Preface -- Introduction -- 1 Chromosome Structure and Genetic Variability -- 2 Assortment of Genetic Variability -- 3 The Multifactorial Genome -- 4 Polyploidy and Gene Duplication -- 5 Speciation -- 6 The Origins of Agriculture -- 7 The Dynamics of Plant Domestication -- 8 Cereal Grains -- 9 Protein Plants -- 10 Starchy Staples and Sugars -- 11 Fruits, Vegetables, Oils and Fibres -- 12 Postscript: Germ-plasm Resources -- References -- Index
The key features of this fully revised edition include: a description of the evolution of native and cultivated populations of plants; a review of when and where major crops were domesticated; and a discussion of the subsequent development of crops
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hancock, J.F. Plant Evolution and the Origin of Crop Species Cambridge : CABI,c2003 9780851996851
Subject Crops -- Evolution.;Crops -- Origin.;Plants -- Evolution
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Alt Author Hancock, J. F
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