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Farmers, scientists, and plant breeding

integrating knowledge and practice

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Published by CABI in Wallingford, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant breeding,
  • Farmers,
  • Agricultural extension work

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by David A. Cleveland and Daniela Soleri
    ContributionsCleveland, David Arthur, Soleri, Daniela
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB123 .F35 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17067396M
    ISBN 100851995853
    LC Control Number2001043832

    Plant breeding is the art and science of changing the traits of plants to produce desired characteristics. Plant breeding can be done by many different techniques. Plants with desirable characteristics for propagation can be selected. More complex molecular techniques are also possible (see cultigen and cultivar).. Plant breeding has been practiced for thousands of years, since near the. Plant breeding started with sedentary agriculture, particularly the domestication of the first agricultural plants, a practice which is estimated to date back 9, to 11, years. Initially, early human farmers selected food plants with particular desirable characteristics and used these as a seed source for subsequent generations, resulting in an accumulation of characteristics over time.

    Concepts and breeding of heterosis in Crop Plants, the third joint plant breeding symposia, was held on Sunday, 3 November in Indianapolis at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA national meetings. The topic of heterosis grew out of discussions between committee members who had organized the previous symposia held in and members of the Vegetable.   The book focuses in particular on the emerging role of quinoa in providing increased food security to smallholder farmers and communities throughout the world. Quinoa will interest quinoa researchers, producers, crop scientists, agronomists, and plant geneticists, as well as advanced students working with this important grain.

      Fruits of the research should reach the farmers,” the Minister told the scientists. At a time when climate change posed new challenges to the farm .   About the Book. This book covers thousands of years of agricultural history. Many popular plants now differ greatly from their wild ancestors, which were domesticated and then bred selectively by farmers, scientists, breeders, and gardeners to achieve a plant more suited to human needs. In addition to the botanical side, this book also covers the historical and political controversy of plant.


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Farmers, Scientists and Plant Breeding: Integrating Knowledge and Practice First Edition by David A. Cleveland (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Format: Hardcover. The purpose of this book is to examine the nature of and relationship between the knowledge of farmers and of scientists, and how these can be best integrated in plant breeding.

In the past, farmers’ knowledge of local biodiversity has often been underutilized, but currently there is an increased recognition of the importance of farmer.

Abstract. This book provides a comprehensive description and assessment of the use of participatory plant breeding in developing countries. It is aimed at plant breeders, social scientists, students and practitioners interested in learning more about its use with the hope that they all will find a common ground to discuss ways in which plant breeding can be beneficial to all and can contribute.

Selecting with farmers: the formative years of cereal breeding and public seed in Switzerland () / Jiirg Schneider --Theory, empiricism and intuition in professional plant breeding / Donald N.

Duvick --Conceptual changes in Cuban plant breeding in response to a national socio-economic crisis: the example of pumpkins / Humberto Rios. Get this from a library.

Farmers, scientists, and plant breeding: integrating knowledge and practice. [David Arthur Cleveland; Daniela Soleri;] -- This book reviews "participatory" or "collaborative" plant breeding and presents case studies. It also addresses three key issues: (1) what is the nature of plant breeding knowledge, in theory and.

Kristina Hubbard: Participatory plant breeding (PPB) involves scientists and farmers working collaboratively in various stages of the breeding process, including setting goals, forming breeding populations, implementing effective scientists methods, and releasing new : Eden Kinkaid. The purpose of this book is to examine the nature of and relationship between the knowledge of farmers and of scientists, and how these can be best integrated in plant breeding.

In the past, farmers' knowledge of local biodiversity has often been underutilized, but currently there is an increased recognition of the importance of farmer Cited by: A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library, London, UK.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Farmers, scientists and plant breeding: integrating knowledge and practice / edited by David A. Cleveland and Daniela Soleri. Includes bibliographical references (p.). “In plant breeding, just as in evolution, genetic variety is the raw material of success.

Hybrid is the story of how the genes that make a fat corn cob, a luscious apple, a brilliantly orange carrot or a high yielding strain of rice have traveled by serpentine paths to reach the genomes of the crops that we so depend on and yet so take for granted. In Hybrid we learn that there was a green Cited by: A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library, London, UK.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Farmers, scientists and plant breeding: integrating knowledge and practice / edited by David A. Cleveland and Daniela Soleri. Includes bibliographical references (p.). ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Participatory plant breeding (PPB) has developed over the past decade as an alternative and complementary breeding approach to conventional plant breeding.

PPB involves Scientists, farmers, and. CROSSING PERSPECTIVES FARMERS AND SCIENTISTS IN PARTICIPATORY PLANT BREEDING 5 farmers must be harnessed for the task.

PPB is one way to do it. This publication presents the farmer-centered logic behind PPB, current practices, the considerable impact to date, and new directions.

From the outset it should be noted that PPB is broadly defined here. Request PDF | Introduction: Farmers, Scientists and Plant Breeding: Knowledge, Practice and the Possibilities for Collaboration | Control over management of the world's resources is increasingly. Plant breeding started with sedentary agriculture and particularly the domestication of the first agricultural plants, a practice which is estimated to date back 9, to 11, years.

Initially early farmers simply selected food plants with particular desirable characteristics, and employed these as progenitors for subsequent generations, resulting in an accumulation of valuable traits over time.

Principles of Plant Breeding IInd edition () is an excellent treatise on the subject as the first edition. It ia an excellent text book for plant breeding students in agriculture.

It is one of the best reference books for the teachers and scientists working in the area of plant /5(5). An out-of-the-book thinker in a men’s world. Plant breeding is a male-dominated world but Das is used to fitting in as a minority. Originally from West Bengal, she grew up in Ludhiana, another Indian state and a different culture.

She learned genetics and plant breeding at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) in Ludhiana. Farmers, Scientists, and Plant Breeding: Integrating Knowledge and Practice. render a considerable service to the field of plant breeding, especially to that subfield directed toward crop improvement in developing countries.

This book will be of interest primarily to plant breeders with an interest in exploring PPB as a dimension of Author: Robert S.

Zeigler. Plant breeding is time-consuming and costly. It typically takes more than ten years for a variety to proceed from the initial breeding stages through to commercial release. An established breeding program with clear aims and reasonable resources will produce a new variety regularly, every couple of years or so.

Each variety will be anFile Size: 1MB. Plant breeding is the purposeful manipulation of plant species in order to create desired genotypes and phenotypes for specific purposes.

This manipulation involves either controlled pollination. Selection methods. Part 1: Organizational aspects of a plant breeding programme support staff member, but shared with the breeder(s) (see also the section below).

Data capture, storage and analysis The traditional manner of organizing data capturing is the manual recording through field books. Field books can be producedFile Size: KB.

The book is aimed at plant breeders, social scientists, students and practitioners, with the hope that they all will find a common ground to discuss ways in which plant breeding can be beneficial to all and can contribute to alleviate poverty.Since farmers know best which materials meet their needs and are enthusiastic seekers of new varieties, "participatory plant breeding" represents a promising approach to enhancing agro-biodiversity.

Their participation in the whole process from the selection of plant genetic material up to development of cropping systems would improve and help Cited by: 3.Whether in the private or public sector, plant breeding is nevertheless a numbers game with the aim of creating superior genotypes for successful new cultivars.

A knowledge of how this breeding occurs -- molecular, cell and genetic techniques -- is essential to all crop and plant scientists and has become an integral part of agriculture and.