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Breeding Oilseed Brassicas
The present status of rapeseed-mustard crops as the third most important source of edible oils is attributable to the success of plant breeders and associate researchers in developing high yieldingExpand
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Heterosis in Indian mustard [Brassica juncea (L.) Coss.]
Des collections d'origine europeenne et des selections indiennes sont croisees pour evaluer l'heterosis sur le meilleur parent et sur la base agronomique generale
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Importance and Origin
The oilseed brassicas comprise four species, namely B. campestris, B. juncea, B. napus and B. carinata. Together they occupy over 14 million hectares with an annual production of 24.61 million metricExpand
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Interspecific hybridization of Brassica napus and B. juncea through ovary, ovule and embryo culture
SummaryEmploying in vitro culture of ovaries, ovules and embryos, interspecific hybrids have been obtained amongst two important oilseed crops, Brassica napus x B. juncea and their reciprocal. TheExpand
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Regeneration of genetically variable plants from the anther-derived callus of Arachis hypogaea and Arachis villosa
Androgenesis has been induced in the anther cultures of a tetraploid (Arachis hypogaea) and a diploid (A. villosa) species of peanut. The pollen underwent repeated divisions, resulting in theExpand
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The oil content and fatty acid composition of various genotypes of cauliflower, turnip and radish
Seeds of thirteen genotypes of cauliflower, four of turnip and seven of radish were analysed for oil content and fatty acid composition. Turnip and radish had higher oil content as compared toExpand
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Comparison of oil content and fatty acid composition of peanut genotypes differing in growth habit
Peanut genotypes belonging to Virginia Runner, Virginia Bunch and Spanish Bunch groups exhibiting spreading, semi-spreading and erect growth habits, respectively, were compared for oil content andExpand
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