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Wheat Production in Changing Environments

9781774691274
257 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Overview
Wheat is an important cereal food crop ranked as the third-largest crop produced worldwide. The vulnerability in wheat production due to changing climatic scenarios are seen worldwide. This book enlightens the readers with the wheat crop history of its cultivation practices, prebreeding, agronomic practices, genetics, and breeding, different types of wheat and their utilization. This book is an ideal resource that encompasses challenges associated with changing climate and wheat production. The abiotic and biotic stresses that are affecting wheat crop yield and approaches to combat the issue are also worth reading. This book has been designed to suit the knowledge and pursuit of the researcher and scholars and to empower them with various aspects of the production of wheat so that they are updated with the information. I hope that the readers find the book explanatory and insightful and that this book is referred by the scholars working for wheat improvement.
Author Bio
Dr. Akansha Singh, is presently working as Associate Professor & Head, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, College of Agriculture, Parul University, India. She graduated from the Banaras Hindu University, with doctorate in Genetics and Plant breeding in the year 2012. She has also worked as Research Scientist in Bioved Research Society, Allahabad, India. She was working as Postdoctoral fellow in University of Mumbai before joining her current position. She has authored a number of national and international publications.