Origins And Phylogeny Of Rices

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byN.m. Nayar

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Origin and Phylogeny of Rices provides an evolutionary understanding of the origin, spread, and extent of genetic diversity in rice. This single volume is the first to review and synthesize the significant work done in this area in the last 30 years. Rice is the most important food crop of humankind. It provides more energy and also forms the staple food for more humans than any other food plant. This book assesses multiple aspects of this crucial crop in chapters devoted to rice's history and spread, phylogeny of the genus Oryza, Oryza species and their interrelationships, and the origins of west African and Asian rice. Offers an interpretive review of the latest research on this vital crop Guides further research and understanding with an extensive list of references Enhances the presentation of concepts via illustrations throughout

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Origin and Phylogeny of Rices provides an evolutionary understanding of the origin, spread, and extent of genetic diversity in rice. This single volume is the first to review and synthesize the significant work done in this area in the last 30 years. Rice is the most important food crop of humankind. It provides more energy and also fo...

Emeritus Scientists, Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, Trivandrum, Kerala India*Six years as Emeritus Scientist of the Dept. of Science and Technology (Government of India) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research: Working on origin and diversity of rice and aroids*Seventeen years as Director of 3 crop/cropping systems...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128102683

ISBN - 13:9780128102688

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Abbreviations

Chapter 1: Rice in the world

Chapter 2: History and early spread of rice

Chapter 3: Phylogeny of the genusOryza

Chapter 4:Oryzaspecies and their interrelationships

Chapter 5: Origin of the west African rice

Chapter 6: Origins of the Asian rice

Epilogue

References

Appendices