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Book Reviews Forty!two scientists as specialists in lupins have contributed to this book[ The text is divided into 04 chapters\ each of which is self!con! tained and contains comprehensive references "not only in English# about the topic dealt with in the chapter] "0# Distribution\ Origin\ History and Importance\ "1# Genetic Resources in Lupins\ "2# Genetics\ Cytology and Biotechnology\ "3# Lupin Breeding\ "4# Lupin Nutrition\ "5# Nodulation\ Nitrogen Fixation and Nitrogen Balance\ "6# Transport Physiology and Partitioning\ "7# Responses to Abiotic Stresses\ "8# Diseases and Pests\ "09# Agronomy and Farming Systems\ "00# Econ! omic Role and Value of Lupins in the Farming System\ "01# Com! position and Food Uses of Lupins\ "02# Lupins for Lifestock and Fish\ "03# Toxins and Lupinosis\ and "04# Marketing and Trade[ The book is convincing and comprehensive in its treatment of lupins^ all aspects of lupins as an agronomic crop are considered[ With regard to dom! estication and breeding the text includes the _rst steps of breeding activities at the beginning of this century and leads to up!to!date infor! mation on the modern techniques of biotechnology[ Furthermore\ crop physiology\ plant pathology and protection\ production techniques and cultural practices\ nutritional values and the economic aspects of lupins http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science Wiley

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Publisher
Wiley
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company
ISSN
0931-2250
eISSN
1439-037X
DOI
10.1046/j.1439-037x.1999.00344.x
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Abstract

Forty!two scientists as specialists in lupins have contributed to this book[ The text is divided into 04 chapters\ each of which is self!con! tained and contains comprehensive references "not only in English# about the topic dealt with in the chapter] "0# Distribution\ Origin\ History and Importance\ "1# Genetic Resources in Lupins\ "2# Genetics\ Cytology and Biotechnology\ "3# Lupin Breeding\ "4# Lupin Nutrition\ "5# Nodulation\ Nitrogen Fixation and Nitrogen Balance\ "6# Transport Physiology and Partitioning\ "7# Responses to Abiotic Stresses\ "8# Diseases and Pests\ "09# Agronomy and Farming Systems\ "00# Econ! omic Role and Value of Lupins in the Farming System\ "01# Com! position and Food Uses of Lupins\ "02# Lupins for Lifestock and Fish\ "03# Toxins and Lupinosis\ and "04# Marketing and Trade[ The book is convincing and comprehensive in its treatment of lupins^ all aspects of lupins as an agronomic crop are considered[ With regard to dom! estication and breeding the text includes the _rst steps of breeding activities at the beginning of this century and leads to up!to!date infor! mation on the modern techniques of biotechnology[ Furthermore\ crop physiology\ plant pathology and protection\ production techniques and cultural practices\ nutritional values and the economic aspects of lupins

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Journal of Agronomy and Crop ScienceWiley

Published: Jul 1, 1999

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