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Cover for Peas.

This chapter focuses on the genetics, physiology, seed anatomy and germination, vegetative growth, nitrogen fixation, flower formation, pod and seed development and senescence of peas. Information on the various factors affecting productivity, physiological disorders and pea types are also...

Author(s)
Davies, P. J.; Muehlbauer, F. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview on lentil morphology, nutritive value, origin, domestication and spread, uses (as food, packing material and feed), productivity, adaptability, production constraints (biotic and abiotic stresses), and breeding. Its role in human, animal and soil health improvement ...

Author(s)
Erskine, W.; Muehlbauer, F. J.; Sarker, A.; Sharma, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improvement in developed countries.

In Developing Countries particularly in the West Asia and North Africa region, the major lentil breeding goals are development of cultivars with higher yields, resistance to major diseases, suitability for mechanical harvesting and improved residue yields because of the value placed on lentil straw ...

Author(s)
Muehlbauer, F. J.; Mihov, M.; Vandenberg, A.; Tullu, A.; Materne, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The lentil: botany, production and uses.

This book provides a comprehensive review of current lentil research. It contains 26 chapters covering topics on lentil global production, supply and demand; origin, phylogeny, domestication and spread; plant morphology, anatomy and growth habit; agroecology and adaptation; genetic resources...

Author(s)
Erskine, W.; Muehlbauer, F. J.; Sarker, A.; Sharma, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global production, supply and demand.

This chapter surveys global and national production, and export and demand/consumption of lentil. It provides an update on the topic written in 1981 by Nygaard and Hawtin in 'Lentils' (Nygaard and Hawtin, 1981). The chapter is based primarily on FAOSTAT, i.e. the statistical database of the United...

Author(s)
Erskine, W.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Origin, phylogeny, domestication and spread.

This chapter describes the history, taxonomy (morphological and molecular), centre of origin, spread of culture, and evolution of the cultivated forms of lentil. Lentils were domesticated, in the Near East or, more accurately, in the foothills of the mountains of southern Turkey and northern Syria. ...

Author(s)
Cubero, J. I.; Pérez de la Vega, M.; Fratini, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant morphology, anatomy and growth habit.

This chapter describes the root system, stems and plant structure, leaves, flowers and flowering, pods and seeds; and provides anatomical characteristics and illustrations of roots, stem, leaf, fruit and seeds of lentil. The growth habits in lentil and plant types adapted to different...

Author(s)
Saxena, M. C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic resources: collection, characterization, conservation and documentation.

This chapter describes the major ex situ and core collections (including landraces, wild relatives, elite germplasm and cultivars), aiming to explore the genetic diversity of the global germplasm collections; in situ conservation; characterization and evaluation of collections for key agronomic...

Author(s)
Furman, B. J.; Coyne, C.; Redden, B.; Sharma, S. K.; Vishnyakova, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics of economic traits.

Although lentil is among the most prominent grain legumes globally, its economic position strengthened significantly when it became important in international trade about two decades ago. This, coupled with the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), focused...

Author(s)
Sharma, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic enhancement for yield and yield stability.

This chapter discusses lentil breeding with reference to: history; constraints to production addressable by breeding; genetic resources and their variation in key traits; breeding strategies and approaches; major agroecology and specific breeding objectives; breeding methodologies; breeding...

Author(s)
Sarker, A.; Aydogan, A.; Chandra, S.; Kharrat, M.; Sabaghpour, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter

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