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100 1  Lammerts van Bueren, Edith T 
245 10 Organic Crop Breeding 
250    1st ed 
264  1 Somerset :|bJohn Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,|c2012 
264  4 |c©2012 
300    1 online resource (309 pages) 
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505 0  Intro -- Organic Crop Breeding -- Contents -- Contributors
       -- Foreword -- Preface -- 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 -- Introduction -- How Different Are 
       Organic Farming Systems? -- Consequences for Cultivar 
       Requirements -- From Cultivar Evaluation to Organic Seed 
       Production and Plant Breeding Programs -- The History of 
       Organic Crop Breeding in Europe and the United States -- 
       Perspectives and Challenges for Breeding for Organic 
       Agriculture -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2 
       Nutrient Management in Organic Farming and Consequences 
       for Direct and Indirect Selection Strategies -- 
       Introduction -- Availability of Nutrients in Organic 
       Farming -- Roots: The Hidden Potential -- Even Greater 
       Complexity: Plant-Microbe-Soil Interactions -- Importance 
       of Selection Environments -- Breeding Strategies -- 
       References -- Chapter 3 Pest and Disease Management in 
       Organic Farming: Implications and Inspirations for Plant 
       Breeding -- Introduction -- Plant Protection in Organic 
       Farming -- Key Target Areas of Plant Breeding for Organic 
       Plant Protection -- Breeding Goals for Ecological Plant 
       Protection -- Plant Breeding Approaches Directly Targeting
       Pests or Diseases -- Plant Breeding Approaches with 
       Indirect Effects on Plant Health -- Discussion and 
       Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 4 Approaches to Breed
       for Improved Weed Suppression in Organically Grown Cereals
       -- Background -- Crop Competitiveness Against Weeds -- 
       Crop Traits Involved in Weed Suppression -- Selection of 
       Traits and Their Evaluation in Plant Breeding Programs -- 
       Selection Strategies -- Understanding Crop-Weed 
       Interactions to Assist Plant Breeding -- Concluding 
       Remarks and Wider Perspectives -- References 
505 8  Chapter 5 Breeding for Genetically Diverse Populations: 
       Variety Mixtures and Evolutionary Populations -- 
       Introduction -- Benefits of Genetic Diversity for Organic 
       Agriculture -- On-Farm Conservation of Useful Genetic 
       Diversity -- Breeding Strategies -- Conclusion -- 
       References -- Chapter 6 Centralized or Decentralized 
       Breeding: The Potentials of Participatory Approaches for 
       Low-Input and Organic Agriculture -- Introduction -- 
       Centralized and Decentralized Breeding: Definitions -- 
       What Can Be Decentralized in Breeding and Why? -- 
       Participatory Approaches -- PPB: A Single Term Yielding 
       Different Approaches -- Some Examples of PPB for Organic 
       and Low Input Agriculture in Southern Countries -- Some 
       Examples of PPB for Organic and Low Input Agriculture in 
       Northern Countries -- General Conclusions and Limits of 
       PPB Approaches in Organic Farming -- References -- Chapter
       7 Values and Principles in Organic Farming and 
       Consequences for Breeding Approaches and Techniques -- 
       Introduction -- Arguments Against Genetic Engineering -- 
       Organic Basic Principles -- Toward Organic Breeding -- 
       From Values to Criteria: Evaluation of Breeding Techniques
       -- How to Deal with Varieties Bred with Non-compliant 
       Techniques? -- Toward Appropriate Standards to Promote 
       Organic Plant Breeding -- Discussion and Challenges for 
       Organic Plant Breeding -- References -- Chapter 8 Plant 
       Breeding, Variety Release, and Seed Commercialization: 
       Laws and Policies Applied to the Organic Sector -- 
       Introduction -- The Developments of Plant Breeding and the
       Emergence of Seed Laws -- Variety Registration -- Seed 
       Quality Control and Certification -- Special Needs for 
       Organic Agriculture -- A Recent Development in Europe: 
       Conservation Varieties -- Intellectual Property Rights and
       Plant Breeding -- Discussion -- Conclusions -- Notes -- 
       References -- Section 2 Organic Plant Breeding in Specific
       Crops 
505 8  Chapter 9 Wheat: Breeding for Organic Farming Systems -- 
       Introduction -- Methods -- Traits for Selection in Organic
       Breeding Programs -- A Case Study for EPB: Lexi's Project 
       -- A Case Study for Breeding within a Supply Chain 
       Approach: Peter Kunz and Sativa -- Conclusion -- 
       References -- Chapter 10 Maize: Breeding and Field Testing
       for Organic Farmers -- Introduction -- What Kind of Maize 
       do Organic Farmers Want? -- Are There Viable Alternatives 
       to Single Cross Hybrids? -- Testing and Using Alternative 
       Hybrids -- Are There Benefits for Breeding under Organic 
       Conditions? -- For Which Traits Is It Necessary to Test 
       under Organic Conditions? -- Choice of Parents for 
       Breeding Programs -- Breeding Programs -- Future 
       Directions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 11 Rice: Crop
       Breeding Using Farmer-Led Participatory Plant Breeding -- 
       Introduction -- MASIPAG and Participatory Rice Breeding --
       Beyond PPB: Farmer-Led Rice Breeding -- The Breeding 
       Process -- Outcomes of the MASIPAG Program -- Outlook -- 
       References -- Chapter 12 Soybean: Breeding for Organic 
       Farming Systems -- Introduction -- Agronomic Characters --
       Seed Quality Features -- Considerations on Breeding 
       Methods -- References -- Chapter 13 Faba Bean: Breeding 
       for Organic Farming Systems -- Purposes of Breeding and 
       Growing Faba Bean -- Genetic and Botanical Basics of 
       Breeding Faba Bean -- Methodological Considerations -- 
       Traits To Be Improved in Faba Bean Breeding -- Open 
       Questions, Need for Action -- References -- Chapter 14 
       Potato: Perspectives to Breed for an Organic Crop Ideotype
       -- Introduction -- Required Cultivar Characteristics -- 
       Introgression Breeding and Applied Techniques -- 
       Participatory Approach: An Example from the Netherlands --
       Outlook -- References -- Chapter 15 Tomato: Breeding for 
       Improved Disease Resistance in Fresh Market and Home 
       Garden Varieties -- Introduction 
505 8  Botanical and Genetic Characteristics of Tomato -- 
       Rationale for Breeding Tomatoes within Organic Systems -- 
       Breeding Needs with Focus on Organic Production -- Case 
       Studies: Breeding for Late Blight Resistance in Europe and
       North America -- Outlook -- References -- Chapter 16 
       Brassicas: Breeding Cole Crops for Organic Agriculture -- 
       Introduction -- Rationale for Breeding within Organic 
       Systems -- Plant Biology -- Traits Needed for Adaptation 
       to Organic Production -- Consideration of Breeding Methods
       -- A Farmer Participatory Broccoli Breeding Program -- 
       Outlook -- References -- Chapter 17 Onions: Breeding 
       Onions for Low-Input and Organic Agriculture -- 
       Introduction -- Robust Onion Cultivars -- Breeding for 
       Improved Nutrient Acquisition -- Mycorrhizal Symbiosis and
       Product Quality -- Conclusion -- References -- Index 
520    Organic crop production utilizes different approaches and 
       growing environments compared to conventionally raised 
       crops to achieve production in growing systems that mimic 
       natural ecosystems. These systems seek to employ fewer 
       direct inputs and innovative agronomic methods to achieve 
       this goal. This alternative approach has attracted great 
       interest in this rapidly expanding method of crop 
       production. Organic Crop Breeding brings together the 
       latest research on the development of new varieties and 
       cultivars best suited to thrive under organic production. 
       It will also be of interest to those breeding in 
       conventional systems who wish to adapt their breeding 
       goals to sustainable low input agriculture.  Organic Crop 
       Breeding will be a useful tool to helping meet the 
       increasing global demand for organically produced grains, 
       vegetables, and fruits. The book is divided into two 
       sections that logically cover the topic from foundational 
       principles to crop-specific examples of organic breeding 
       efforts. The opening section looks at general topics 
       related to organic crop breeding ranging from nutrient 
       management to disease and pest resistance. The second 
       section looks at the applications of these principles to 
       economically important crops such as wheat, maize, rice, 
       potato, legumes and tomato.   Written by a global team of 
       the leading experts in the field, Organic Crop Breeding is
       a field-defining reference that will be of both academic 
       and practical use 
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       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
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