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Genetic Resources of Rice in India : Past and Present

Edited by S.D. Sharma

ISBN 10: 8170194571 / ISBN 13: 9788170194576
Published by Today and Tomorrows, 2010
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Contents ForewordMS Swaminathan 2 Preface 1 Genetic resources of rice in India an overviewSD Sharma 2 Rice Germplasm at Central rice Research Institute exploration collection conservation and utilizationBC Patra and SR Dhua 3 Role of directorate of rice research in evaluation utilization and conservation of rice germplasm in IndiaN Shobha Rani GS Varaprasad LV Subba Rao U Chaitanya and BC Viraktamath 4 Role of Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Collection Acquisition Evaluation Enhancement Utilisation and conservation of rice germplasmVP Singh and AK Singh 5 Management of rice genetic resources role of National Bureau of Plant Genetic ResourcesSanjeev Saxena SK Sharma Kalyani Srinivasan DK Hore JC Rana DR Pani N Dikshit and AD Sharma 6 Collection evaluation and characterization of rice germplasm for North East IndiaA Pattanayak BK Sarma JK Singh M Borthakur TP Devi and P Khate 7 Collection evaluation and utilization of rice genetic resources for salt tolerance by Central soil salinity Research Institute of IndiaRK Gautam RK Singh B Mishra Vinod Verma and Sharik Ali 8 Collection conservation evaluation and utilization of rice genetic resources at the Vivekanand Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan for the North West Hill RegionPK Agrawal JP Aditya J Stanley RK Sharma P Kumar and J Bhatt 9 Exploration collection conservation and utilization of wild rices for the improvement of cultivated riceSD Sharma and BC Patra 10 Role of biotechnology in exploiting rice germplasmDR Pani and L Behera 11 Regulatory aspects in exchange of rice germplasm Indian perspectiveArjun Lal and Vandana Tyagi 12 Rice germplasm conservation and utilization in Tamil NaduM Subramanian S Robin and K Thivagarajan 13 Rice germplasm of KeralaLeena Kumary S 14 Rice germplasm of Chhattisgarh collection evaluation utilization and conservationGR Sahu NK Motiramani AK Sarawgi DJ Pophaly RL Pandey and MN Shrivastava 15 Genetic resources of rice in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand a critical analysisJL Dwivedi 16 Genetic resources of rice in North East India role of Assam and Assam Agricultural UniversityT Ahmed GR Das and SK Chetia 17 Landraces of rice traditional and participatory conservation systems in Jeypore Tract of OrissaSmita Mishra and Susanta Sekhar Chaudhury 18 Collection of unique rice germplasm from the cradle of rice Oryza Sativa L in Eastern Uttar PradeshRC Chaudhary and SB Mishra 19 Varietal diversity of rice as recorded in ancient texts of IndiaK Pavithran and S Anitha IndexAccording to a crude estimate there were about 100000 traditional rice varieties in India a hundred years back Ever since rice research started in this country about a hundred years ago there were many piecemeal efforts to collect these varieties characterize them evaluate them and use them for the improvement of rice varieties With the advent of high yielding rice varieties in 1960s these local varieties have been progressively dropped from cultivation in preference to the high yielding modern ones These traditional types are however the genetic wealth of the country as they provide the basic raw material for the improvement of rice crop in future Therefore intensified efforts were made to collect and conserve these genetic resources before they are lost forever Collection conservation characterization evaluation documentation and utilization demand scientific knowledge and management This book is an attempt to document all the efforts made during the last one hundred years in this field in India earlier by the state departments of agriculture and in recent years by the agricultural universities and national institutesChapters have been contributed by the rice scientists who are very much involved with the conservation of rice genetic resources in this country and have long years of experience in this field Dr SD Sharma the editor of this book has been associated with the various activities in this associated with the various activities in this field for the last fifty years H. Bookseller Inventory # 90999

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