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Plant breeding reviews, edited by Irwin Goldman, Volume 45

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1 Antoine: Slave, Creole Gardener, and Expert Grafter of Pecan Trees -- I. BACKGROUND -- II. WORK AND RECOGNITION OF 'CENTENNIAL' PECAN -- III. SIGNIFICANCE -- LITERATURE CITED -- Chapter 2 Hazelnut Breeding -- Abbreviations -- I . Introduction -- II. Economic Importance, Producing Countries, and Markets -- III. Taxonomy of the Genus Corylus -- IV. Genetic Resource Collection, Characterization and Preservation -- A. World Germplasm Collections -- B. Germplasm Preservation -- V. Major Limitations, Needs, and Breeding Objectives -- VI. History of Genetic Improvement -- A. Germany and England -- B. Former Soviet Union -- C. United States of America -- D. Canada -- VII. Breeding Programs Since 1960 -- A. Italy -- B. France -- C. Romania -- D. Turkey -- E. United States of America -- F. China -- G. Korea -- VIII. Floral Biology and Breeding Procedures -- A. General Overview -- B. Floral Biology, Emasculation, and Protection of Female Parents, Pollen Collection, and Storage -- C. Seed Management, Germination, and Seedling Growth in the Greenhouse -- D. Field Planting -- E. Evaluation and Selection -- F. Increase of Promising Selections for Release -- G. Legal Protection -- IX. Breeding for Specific Traits -- A. Nut Size -- B. Kernel Percentage -- C. Nut Shape -- D. Attractiveness of Nuts -- E. Kernel Fiber and Attractiveness -- F. Ease of Pellicle Removal -- G. Flavor -- H. Kernel Defects -- I. Nuts Per Cluster -- J. Husk Length and Type -- K. Nut Maturity -- L. Precocity -- M. Yield and Yield Efficiency -- N. Pest Resistance -- O. Disease Resistance -- P. Climatic Adaptation -- X. Clonal Selection -- XI. Rootstock Improvement -- A. General Overview -- B. Corylus colurna as a Rootstock
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