Sugarcane Improvement through Breeding and Biotechnology

Ray Ming, Paul H. Moore, Kuo Kao Wu, Angélique D'Hont, Jean C. Glaszmann, Thomas L. Tew, T. Erik Mirkov, Jorge da Silva, John Jifon, Mamta Rai, Raymond J. Schnell, Stevens M. Brumbley, Prakash Lakshmanan, Jack C. Comstock, Andrew H. Paterson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPlant Breeding Reviews
Number of pages104
ISBN (Electronic)9780470650349
ISBN (Print)0471732133, 9780471732136
StatePublished - Jun 23 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Biomass breeding background
  • Breeding for biomass production
  • Breeding for stress tolerance
  • Breeding for sugar yield - parental selection and hybridization
  • Coordinating international progress in sugarcane improvement - linking biotechnology to Application, the ICSB
  • Molecular cytogenetics - basic chromosomes number determination
  • Sugarcane (Saccharum spp., Poaceae) - large, perennial, tropical or subtropical grass widely grown
  • Sugarcane breeding - history and origin and domestication
  • Sugarcane improvement - through breeding and biotechnology
  • Sugarcane improvement through biotechnology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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