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Managing and breeding wheat for organic systems : enhancing competitiveness against weeds

Author: Muhammad Asif; Muhammad Iqbal; Harpinder Randhawa; Dean Spaner
Publisher: Cham ; New York : Springer, 2014.
Series: SpringerBriefs in agriculture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genetically uniform cultivars in many self-pollinated cereal crops dominate commercial production in high-input environments especially due to their high grain yields and wide geographical adaptation. These cultivars generally perform well under favorable and high-input farming systems but their optimal performance cannot be achieved on marginal/organic lands or without the use of external chemical inputs  Read more...
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Managing and Breeding Wheat for Organic Systems
(OCoLC)870987603
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Muhammad Asif; Muhammad Iqbal; Harpinder Randhawa; Dean Spaner
ISBN: 9783319050027 3319050028
OCLC Number: 874904293
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Wheat: The Miracle Cereal --
Crop Competitiveness --
Strategies to enhance competitive ability --
Breeding wheat for organic agriculture --
Future Perspectives.
Series Title: SpringerBriefs in agriculture.
Responsibility: Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Iqbal, Harpinder Randhawa, Dean Spaner.

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This book is focused on breeding wheat for enhanced competitive ability along with other agronomic, genetic and molecular studies that have been undertaken to improve weed suppression, disease  Read more...

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