Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Lupins as crop plants: biology, production and utilization.

Abstract

This multi-author book brings together the current state of knowledge of the use of the genus Lupinus in international agriculture. The 15 chapters provide information on the distribution, taxonomy and origin of the genus, lupin genetic resources, genetics, cytology and biotechnology, lupin breeding, plant nutrition, nitrogen fixation, translocation and partitioning, reaction to abiotic stress, diseases and pests, agronomy and crop management systems, the economic value of lupins, composition and food uses of lupins, lupins for fishes and livestock, toxins in lupins, and marketing and trade. Besides lupin specialists, this book will also appeal to those interested in crop domestication and development.