Genetic and Genomic Resources of Grain Legume Improvement
Upadhyaya, Hari D.
Bisht, Ishwari Singh
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Elsevier Science & Technology Books|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $140.00|
| Book Description: |
Grain legumes, including common-bean, chickpea, pigeonpea, pea, cowpea, lentil and others, form important constituents of global diets, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Despite this significant role, global production has increased only marginally in the past 50 years. The slow production growth, along with a rising human population and improved buying capacity has substantially reduced the per capita availability of food legumes. Changes in environmental climate have also had...