GENE: Engine That Drives Plant Breeding [32nd Inaugural Lecture]

PROFESSOR PETER IWUNOROKOCHA | 54 pages (16549 words) | Inaugural Lectures

Table of Content


Preamble 

Introduction 

What is Gene? 

The Cell 

Dominant and Recessive Genes 

The Chromosome 

Modem working definition of Gene 

Extra-chromosomal Inheritance 

Inheritance of extra-chromosomal characters. 

Polyploidy 

Allocytoplasmic Forms/Hybrids 

Crop Improvement 

Definition of Variety

Development of Improved Crop Varieties 

Stages in Crop Breeding

Food Security 

Summary of my Contributions 

Researches on Wheat 

Development of Protocol for Low-input Rice Varieties 

Screening for Diseases, Drought and Iron Toxicity Tolerance in Rice 

Other researches (Okra, Maize, Cowpea, Sweetpotato, Potato, Yam and Sugarcane) 

Extension of Modem Rice Production Technologies to Local Rice Farmers Capacity Building 

Conclusion and Recommendations 

References

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APA

PROFESSOR, I (2023). GENE: Engine That Drives Plant Breeding [32nd Inaugural Lecture]. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Jul 17, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/gene-engine-that-drives-plant-breeding-%5B32nd-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2

MLA 8th

IWUNOROKOCHA, PROFESSOR. "GENE: Engine That Drives Plant Breeding [32nd Inaugural Lecture]" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 11 Aug. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/gene-engine-that-drives-plant-breeding-%5B32nd-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

IWUNOROKOCHA, PROFESSOR. "GENE: Engine That Drives Plant Breeding [32nd Inaugural Lecture]". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 11 Aug. 2023. Web. 17 Jul. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/gene-engine-that-drives-plant-breeding-%5B32nd-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2 >.

Chicago

IWUNOROKOCHA, PROFESSOR. "GENE: Engine That Drives Plant Breeding [32nd Inaugural Lecture]" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 17 Jul. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/gene-engine-that-drives-plant-breeding-%5B32nd-inaugural-lecture%5D-7-2

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