Advances in Botanical Research: Rapeseed Breeding Volume 45 (Hardcover)

Advances in Botanical Research: Rapeseed Breeding Volume 45 By Surinder Kumar Gupta (Editor) Cover Image
By Surinder Kumar Gupta (Editor)


Rapeseed is an important oilseed crop belonging to Crucifereae family and grown in subtropical to temperate climate. Recent discoveries have caused the scientific community to respond positively by directing a greater amount of research towards increasing production and improving the quality of rapeseed oil. Today, the annual worldwide production is approximately 7.5 million tons on 4 million acres. Canola ranks 5th in the production of world's oilseed crops following soybean, sunflower, groundnut and cottonseed.

Rapeseed Breeding fully explains the miraculous discoveries about the genetic material which have contributed to the growth of this important crop. With contributions from world-renowned researchers from North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, this book provides the first scientific reference for scientists interested in the further exploitation of this important crop.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780123740984
ISBN-10: 0123740983
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2007
Pages: 584
Language: English
Series: Advances in Botanical Research
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