GP 640 ADVANCES
IN PLANT BREEDING
Course Associate: Dr K K Vinod
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Hybrid technology in rice - I
Virmani (1997) Hybrid Rice Breeding
Manual. IRRI, Philippines
Hybrid rice in India -
Viramni and Kumar (2004) Development
and use of hybrid rice technology to increase rice. IRRN 29(1): 10-19
Hybrid technology in rice - II
Li et al. (2009) Hybrid Rice
Technology Development - Ensuring China’s Food Security. INTERNATIONAL
FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Virmani et al (2003) Two-Line Hybrid
Rice Breeding Manual. IRRI, Philippines
Organic plant breeding
van Bueren ETL,
Hulscher M, Haring M, Jongerden J, van Mansvelt JD, den Nijs APM,
Ruivenkamp GTP (2002) Sustainable organic plant breeding. Louis Bolk
Institute,Hoofdstraat, The Netherlands.
van Bueren ETL (2006) Organic Plant Breeding: a challenge for practice
Lammerts van Bueren, Edith (2002)
Organic plant breeding and propagation: concepts and strategies. Thesis,
Wageningen University, The Netherlands / Louis Bolk Instituut,
Netherlands, Department of Plant breeding. [Part
1] [Part 2] [Part
Participatory Plant Breeding in Cereals
Participatory Plant Breeding: A Market-Oriented, Cost-Effective Approach
Breeding for value addition,
compositional traits and post harvest requirements
Al-Babili S, Klöti A, Zhang J, Lucca P, Beyer P, Potrykus I (2000)
Engineering the provitamin A (beta-carotene) biosynthetic pathway into
(carotenoid-free) rice endosperm. Science 287:303-305.
Al-Babili S, Beyer P (2005) Why is Golden Rice golden (yellow) and not
red. Plant Physiology 138:441-450.
JA, Shipton CA, Chaggar S, Howells RM, Kennedy MJ, Vernon G, Wright SY,
Hinchliffe E, Adams JL, Silverstone AL, Drake R (2005) A new version of
Golden Rice with increased pro-vitamin A content. Nature Biotechnology
Potrykus I (2001) Golden Rice and beyond. Plant Physiology
Tavazza R, Welsch R, Pizzichini D, Mourgues F, Papacchili V, Beyer P,
Giuliano G (2006) Metabolic engineering of potato tuber carotenoids
through tuber-specific silencing of lycopene epsilon cyclase. BMC Plant
Mayer JE, Pfeiffer W, Beyer P (2008) Biofortified crops to alleviate
micronutrient malnutrition. Curr Opin Plant Biol 11:166-170.
Denioc et al. (2008) Approaches in breeding for high quality protein
maize. Genetika 40, No. 3, 237-247, 2008.
Gupta et al.
(2009) Quality protein maize for nutritional security: rapid development
of short duration hybrids through molecular marker assisted breeding.
Current Science, 96 (2). pp. 230-237.
Plant variety protection and
UPOV (2005) UPOV Report on the Impact of Plant Variety Protection.
International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
(UPOV), Geneva. 98p.
Singh H (2007) Plant Variety Protection and Food Security: Lessons for
Developing Countries. Journal of Intellectual Property Rights Vol.12(4)
International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants: What
it is, what it does. Publication No. 437/(E). Geneva. 2p.
Jordens R (2009) Benefits of Plant variety protection. In: Responding to
the challenges of a changing world: The role of new plant varieties and
high quality seed in agriculture. Proceedings of the Second World Seed
Conference, Sep 8-10, 2009, FAO Headquarters, Rome. pp 90-99.
Plant variety protection in India
and Goel C (2009) Sui Generis Plant Variety Protection: The Indian
Perspective. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration 1
Kochhar S (2008) Institutions and capacity building for the evolution of
IPR regime in India: Protection of plant varieties and farmers' rights.
Journal of Intellectual property Rights, 13:51-56.
Saxena S, Dhilon BS. (2004) The Protection of Plant Varieties and
Farmers' Rights Act of India. Current Science, 86 (3): 392-398.
Sahai S (2003)
India’s plant variety protection and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001. Current
Science 84(3): 407-412.
(2002) The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers' Rights Act: From
legislation to implementation. Current Science, 82 (7): 778-780
Chandrashekaran S, Vasudev S (2002) The Indian plant variety protection
act beneficiaries: The Indian farmer ot the corporte seed company?
Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, 7:506-515
of Plant Varieties & Farmers' Rights Act, 2001 (Act 53 of 2001). Govt.
Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Regulations, 2006. Govt. of India
Essentially derived varieties (EDVs)
- Development and differentiation
Heckenberger M (2004) Identification of essentially derived varieties in
maize (Zea mays L.) using molecular markers, morphological
traits, and heterosis. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Hohenheim.
van Eeuwijk FA, Law JR (2004) Statistical aspects of essential
derivation, with illustrations based on lettuce and barley. Euphytica
Borchert T, Krueger J, Hohe A. (2008) Implementation of a model for
identifying Essentially Derived Varieties in vegetatively propagated Calluna vulgaris varieties. BMC Genetics 9:56
Novel plant breeding techniques – I
Dirks et al. (2009) Reverse breeding:
a novel breeding approach based on engineered meiosis. Plant
Biotechnology Journal, Volume 7, Issue 9, pages 837–845, December 2009.
Novel plant breeding techniques – II
Lusser et al (2011) New plant breeding techniques. Joint Research
centre, European Commission
Pulse crop improvement
Pulse breeding in Australia