Breeding Sorghum for Diverse End Uses

Written By Aruna C
Breeding Sorghum for Diverse End Uses
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 22 August 2018
  • ISBN : 0081018800
  • Pages : 450 pages
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Download or read book entitled Breeding Sorghum for Diverse End Uses by author: Aruna C which was release on 22 August 2018 and published by Woodhead Publishing with total page 450 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Breeding Sorghum for Diverse End Uses is a comprehensive overview of all significant global efforts for the genetic improvement of sorghum, a major crop of many semi-arid nations that is suitable for a huge range of uses, from human food, to biofuels. Split into two main sections, the book initially reviews the genetic suitability of sorghum for breeding, also providing the history of the genetic improvement of the grain. Finally, other sections look at specific breeding programs that could be improved in a number of areas, including human food, animal feed and industrial usage. Readers in academics, research, plant genetics and sorghum development will find this resource of great value. In addition, it is essential reading for engineers who utilize sorghum for food, feed and industrial materials in industry. Provides information on key advances in the genetic makeup of sorghum Allows plant breeders to apply this research to effectively breed new strains of sorghum that are dependent on final usage goals Includes the latest findings in each section to orient researchers to plans for future genetic enhancement

Breeding Sorghum for Diverse End Uses

Breeding Sorghum for Diverse End Uses
  • Author : Aruna C,K.B.R.S. Visarada,B. Venkatesh Bhat,Vilas A. Tonapi
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-08-22
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Breeding Sorghum for Diverse End Uses is a comprehensive overview of all significant global efforts for the genetic improvement of sorghum, a major crop of many semi-arid nations that is suitable for a huge range of uses, from human food, to biofuels. Split into two main sections, the book initially ...

Refining Biomass Residues for Sustainable Energy and Bioproducts

Refining Biomass Residues for Sustainable Energy and Bioproducts
  • Author : R. Praveen Kumar,Edgard Gnansounou,Jegannathan Kenthorai Raman,Gurunathan Baskar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-08
  • Total pages : 642
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : The utilization of various types of biomass residue to produce products such as biofuels and biochemicals means biorefinery technology using biomass residues may become a one-stop solution to the increasing need for sustainable, non-fossil sources of energy and chemicals. Refining Biomass Residues for Sustainable Energy and Bioproducts: Technology, Advances, Life ...

Advances in Sorghum Science

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  • Author : Ratikanta Maiti,Humberto González Rodríguez,Ch. Aruna Kumar,Sameena Begum
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-16
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : This new volume, Advances in Sorghum Science: Botany, Production, and Crop Improvement, provides an easy-to-read and comprehensive treatment of the sorghum crop. With the world’s production of sorghum topping over 55 million tons annually, sorghum is very important for as a staple dietary food for much of the world as ...

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  • Author : Mohammad Anwar Hossain,Mobashwer Alam,Saman Seneweera,Sujay Rakshit,Robert J. Henry
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2021-06-30
  • Total pages : 550
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : The global population is projected to reach almost 10 billion by 2050, and food and feed production will need to increase by 70%. Wheat, maize and sorghum are three key cereals which provide nutrition for the majority of the world's population. Their production is affected by various abiotic stresses which cause significant yield ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-04
  • Total pages : 940
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Sorghum is the most important cereal crop grown in the semi-arid tropics (SAT) of Africa, Asia, Australia and Americas for food, feed, fodder and fuel. It is the fifth most important cereal crop globally after rice, wheat, maize and barley, and plays a major role in global food security. Sorghum ...

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  • Author : Ali Asghar Rastegari,Ajar Nath Yadav,Arti Gupta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-04-03
  • Total pages : 518
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : This book discusses various renewable energy resources and technologies. Topics covered include recent advances in photobioreactor design; microalgal biomass harvesting, drying, and processing; and technological advances and optimised production systems as prerequisites for achieving a positive energy balance. It highlights alternative resources that can be used to replace fossil fuels, ...

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  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Avinash Chandra Rai,Ashutosh Rai,Krishna Kumar Rai,Ved Prakash Rai
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-28
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops: Challenges and Mitigation Strategies explores concepts, strategies and recent advancements in the area of abiotic stress tolerance in horticultural crops, highlighting the latest advances in molecular breeding, genome sequencing and functional genomics approaches. Further sections present specific insights on different aspects of abiotic stress tolerance ...

Industrial Utilization of Sorghum

Industrial Utilization of Sorghum
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 59
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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  • Author : Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-20
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Long Non-coding RNAs in Plants: Roles in Development and Stress provides the most recent advances in LncRNAs, including identification, characterization, and potential applications and uses. Introductory chapters include the discovery and development of lncRNAs, a comparative analysis of coding versus non-coding lncRNAs, and the role of lncRNAs in abiotic and ...

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Improved Crop Productivity for Africa   s Drylands
  • Author : Tom Walker
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-08-17
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : More than 200 million people living in dryland regions of Sub-Saharan Africa make their living from agriculture. Most are exposed to weather shocks, especially drought, that can decimate their incomes, destroy their assets, and plunge them into a poverty trap from which it is diffi cult to emerge. Their lack of ...

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Sorghum and Millets
  • Author : John Taylor,Kwaku G. Duodu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-10-12
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Sorghum and Millets: Chemistry, Technology and Nutritional Attributes, Second Edition, is a new, fully revised edition of this widely read book published by AACC International. With an internationally recognized editorial team, this new edition covers, in detail, the history, breeding, production, grain chemistry, nutritional quality and handling of sorghum and ...

Millets and Sorghum

Millets and Sorghum
  • Author : Jagannath V. Patil
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-03-06
  • Total pages : 504
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : 9.2 Origin and Taxonomy -- 9.3 Genetic Resources and Utilisation -- 9.4 Genetics and Cytogenetics -- 9.5 Reproductive Biology -- 9.6 Constraints in Tef Production -- 9.7 Genetic Improvement of Tef -- 9.8 Crop and Pest Management -- 9.9 Future Prospects -- References -- Chapter 10: Insect Pests of Millets and Their Host Plant Relations -- 10.1 Insect Pests -- 10.2 ...

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  • Author : Malay C. Saha,Hem S. Bhandhari,Joseph H. Bouton
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-04-03
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Bioenergy and biofuels are generated from a wide variety offeedstock. Fuels have been converted from a wide range of sourcesfrom vegetable oils to grains and sugarcane. Second generationbiofuels are being developed around dedicated, non-food energycrops, such as switchgrass and Miscanthus, with an eye towardbioenergy sustainability. Bioenergy Feedstocks: Breedingand Genetics looks ...

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  • Author : Chengdao Li,Hiro Nonogaki,Jose Barrero
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2019-03-28
  • Total pages : 235
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Pre-harvest sprouting (PHS) and late-maturity alpha-amylase (LMA) are two of the biggest grain quality defects that grain growers encounter. About 50 percent of the global wheat crop is affected by pre-harvest sprouting to various degrees. Pre-harvest sprouting is a genetically-based quality defect and results in the presence of alpha-amylase in otherwise ...

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  • Author : Ignacio A. Ciampitti,P. V. Vara Prasad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-01-22
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 0081018800
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Summary : Sorghum is among the top five cereals and one of the key crops in global food security efforts. Sorghum is a resilient crop under high-stress environments, ensuring productivity and access to food when other crops fail. Scientists see the potential of sorghum as a main staple food in a future ...