Legumes and oilseed crops I

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Springer-Verlag , Berlin, New York
Legumes -- Micropropagation., Oilseed plants -- Micropropagation., Legumes -- Biotechnology., Oilseed plants -- Biotechno
Other titlesLegumes and oilseed crops one.
Statementedited by Y.P.S. Bajaj.
SeriesBiotechnology in agriculture and forestry ;, 10
ContributionsBajaj, Y. P. S., 1936-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB177.L45 L45 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 682 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2200269M
ISBN 100387507868
LC Control Number89021856

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Legumes and oilseed crops I. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /. This book, comprising 31 chapters and a subject index, deals with in vitro approaches to improvement in legume and oilseed crops.

It is divided into the following 5 sections: (I) Wide hybridization, transformation, cryopreservation (3 chapters); (II) Food legumes (individual chapters on peas, chickpeas, Psophocarpus tetragonolobus and 3 on soyabeans); (III) Forage legumes (individual chapters. Legumes. The need to increase consumption of pulses in the developing world.

The nutritional value of selected Asiatic pulses: chickpea, black gram, mung bean, and pigeon pea.

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The nutritive value of wild Mexican legumes with a potential for nutritional use. Peanut. Pigeon Pea. Jack bean. Chickpea. Soybean. Hyacinth bean Compositae.

Lentil. Lupin. Oilseeds and legumes provide a significant proportion of the protein and energy requirements of the world population. This important new book provides comprehensive details of the main oil seed and legume crops focusing particularly on the nutritional aspects of these crops which are, or have the potential to be, more widely exploited in developing countries where are or have the potential to.

Major world oilseed crops are soybean, sunflower, Brassica, canola, coconut, oil palm, rapeseed, peanuts, rice and cotton. This chapter deals with growth of oilseed crops and uses of oil obtained from these crops. Present scenario of oilseed crops has been discussed in the chapter and their possible future uses are also discussed.

from book Climate Change and Management of Cool Season Grain Legume Crops (pp) Integrated Legume Crops Production and Management Technology Chapter. Legume cover crops are used to: Fix atmospheric nitrogen (N) for use by subsequent crops Reduce or prevent erosion Produce biomass and add organic matter to the soil Attract beneficial insects.

Legumes vary widely in their ability to prevent erosion, suppress weeds and add organic matter to the soil. Book Description.

Research on the physiology of crops under stress is of relatively recent origin and still in the stage of information building; practical use of the information gathered is yet to be made.

Research on allelopathy and use of allelochemicals is one such example. People have been growing legumes as crops for years. In Switzerland, the lake dwellers who lived between and B.C. cultivated peas (Pisum sp.) and a dwarf field bean, both legumes. In China, farmers began cultivating soybeans between and B.C.

Legumes like lentils were also components of the cropping systems of ancient. By then, food demand will have risen to 70%. This trend is a great threat to current and future food security.

The challenge to feed the growing human population accompanied by shifting global climatic conditions requires genetic improvement of crops. Cereals and grain legumes constitute a significant portion of human diets.

This book gathers together scientific, economic and field practice information on the most widespread oilseed crops. After a discussion on world production and trade in oilseeds there are separate chapters on castor, groundnut, safflower, sesame, soya and sunflower, crambe, niger and jojoba.

A final chapter looks in detail at oilseed processing. Page 1 Monday, Decem PM Howe ver, now the y are considered oilseed crops. i.e. contingent crops like fodder cereals, legumes and grasses, germplasm. Oil Seed Crops: Yield and Adaptations under Environmental Stress is a state-of-the-art reference that investigates the effect of environmental stress on oil seed crops and outlines effective ways to reduce stress and improve crop yield.

With attention to physiological, biochemical, molecular, and transgenic approaches, the chapters discuss a variety of oil seed crops and also cover a broad. Cereals, Pulses, Legumes and Vegetable Proteins First edition Codex standards for cereals, pulses, legumes and vegetable proteins and other related texts such as the Code of Practice for the Prevention of Mycotoxin Contamination in Cereals are published in this compact format to allow their wide use and understanding by governments, regulatory.

Our crop books discuss a range of issues such as the use of pesticides, biology, breeding, disease resistance and climate change. Our environment is constantly changing and crop growers are amongst the first to see the affects on the land, types and quantities of crops produced. Thanks to BNF, legumes also affect significantly soil N availability; by using legumes as winter crops in rice–bean and rice–vetch combination, rice residue N content is enhanced by –%, with values ranging from to g N kg −1 soil.

It needs to be underlines that a majority of studies on the role of legumes for soil N. Details the physiological, agronomical, and environmental factors needed to maintain or increase the productivity and sustainability of agricultural systems.

Addressed to scientists in the agriculture industry, and graduate and advanced undergraduate students, rather than to farmers. Explores the ba. Classification and Botanical Description of Legumes Legumes, or pulses, are flowering plants in the Leguminosae family.

The word legume is derived from the Latin verb legere which means to gather. The term pulse has a more direct lineage. It derives from puls or porridge, a cooked bean dish which the ancient Romans were fond of eating. (Albala 7). H.K. Woodfield, J.L. Harwood, in Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (Second Edition), Oilseed Rape.

Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) is a member of the Brassicaceae family, grown as a cold-season annual crop predominantly for the extraction of its oil. Brassica napus is a hybrid species resulting from interspecific breeding between Brassica rapa and Brassica oleracae.

African legumes can contribute significantly to the dietary supply of nutrients especially protein, essential amino acids, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals in the diet.

However, compared to the well-known pulses, such as the common bean and oilseed legumes, such as soybean, the African legumes are greatly underutilized and underresearched.

Most forage breeders, whether in the public or private sector, have typically developed cultivars or germplasm of multiple species, resulting in genetic gains for most forage species that are lower than those seen in major grain or oilseed crops like corn.

Among the grasses, perennial ryegrass has received the largest breeding effort worldwide. World Supply and Use of Oilseeds and Oilseed Products Supply and use: U.S. and world soybeans, soybean meal, soybean oil, vegetable oils, protein meal //20 3/27/   Medics: Managing Cover Crops Profitably (SARE Handbook Series Book 9) by Andy Clark (, Show more →.

Oilseed crops are grown primarily for the oil contained in the seed. India has the largest area about million hectares and production about million tons of oilseeds in the world. Among the nine oilseed crops grown in the country, seven are of edible oil (soybean, groundnut, rapeseed-mustard sunflower, sesame, safflower and niger.

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Illinois Wildflowers. Legumes, Management, Medics, Non-Legumes, Oilseed radish, Rapeseed, Red clover, Soybean, Species. Oilseed Crops Edward Weiss No preview available - References to this book. Advances in Agronomy, Volume 77 Limited preview - Advances in Agronomy, Volume 77 Limited preview - All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

Title: Oilseed Crops Tropical Agriculture Series. The symptoms of damage, biology and life cycle, survival and dissemination, economic importance and population damage thresholds, effects of environmental factors on parasitism, disease complexes, host range, host races and pathotypes, control and diagnosis of plant parasitic nematodes of soyabean, cotton, groundnut, Phaseolus vulgaris, Vigna spp., pea, lentil, lupin, Vicia faba, Dolichos.

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Recently. there has been tremendous progress in the genetic transformation of agricultural crops, and plants resistant to insects, herbicides, and diseases have been produced, field tested and patented. Transgenic Crops I compiles this information on cereals, grasses, legumes, and oilseed crops.

It comprises 25 chapters and is divided into two Reviews: 1. Book Description. Learn to identify, modify, and manipulate the genes controlling key quality traits in field crops!

This informative book provides state-of-the-art information on improving nutritional quality as well as yield volume in field crops such as wheat, maize, rice, barley, oats, lentils, pigeon peas, soybeans, cool season legumes, and crops whose seeds are used to make oils.

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