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Title Genetics and genomics of the brassicaceae [electronic resource] / Renate Schmidt, Ian Bancroft, Editors.

Published New York : Springer, c2011.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 677 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
Series Plant genetics and genomics: Crops and Models ; v. 9
Plant genetics and genomics: Crops and models ; v. 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary & Quot;The Genetics and Genomics of the Brassicaceae" provides a review of this important family (commonly termed the mustard family, or Cruciferae). The family contains several cultivated species, including radish, rocket, watercress, wasabi and horseradish, in addition to the vegetable and oil crops of the Brassica genus. There are numerous further species with great potential for exploitation in 21st century agriculture, particularly as sources of bioactive chemicals. These opportunities are reviewed, in the context of the Brassicaceae in agriculture. More detailed descriptions are prov.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Schmidt, Renate.
Bancroft, Ian.
Subject Cruciferae -- Genetic aspects.
NATURE -- Plants -- General.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781441971180 (electronic bk.)
1441971181 (electronic bk.)