978-620-0-28042-8

Genetic Enhancement of Groundnut through Mutation

Using Gamma rays and EMS as mutagens

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Summary:

Keeping views in mind such as A decreasing trend in the production of groundnut in Maharashtra and India. Nutritional importance of groundnut oil and protein. Significance of mutational breeding over conventional breeding Author planned to bring about genetic improvement of groundnut through induced mutation. This book contains findings of 3 years fieldwork and 4 years of lab work. The author has got many promising desirable mutants with altered biochemical values of groundnut. this may definitely help to reduce malnutritional status in rural and tribal areas of Maharashtra.

Author:

Santosh Wamanrao Suradkar

Biographie:

Dr. Santosh W. Suradkar, Asst. Professor and HOD. Of Botany Dept. at Ghulam Nabi Azad College Barshitakli, Dist. Akola,(MS) India. He completed his Ph. D. in Cytogenetics Form Govt. Institute of Science Aurangabad. He was recognized as Fellow of International Society of Bioscience & Technology (FISBT). Basically, he is a passionate nature lover.

Number of Pages:

168

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-08-23

ISBN:

978-620-0-28042-8

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Arachis hypogaea, groundnut, mutation, Plant Breeding, Cytogenetics, Gamma rays, EMS

Product category:

SCIENCE / Horticulture