Seed genomics / edited by Philip W. Becraft.
Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
xiii, 259 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 26 cm
Seed Genomics looks at the application of genomic analyses to various aspects of seed research and improvement. The book opens with an historical perspective on the field. Subsequent chapters look at the impact of genomic advances on understanding the fundamental biology of seed development. The following chapters look at seed components, such as proteins, oils, starch, and fiber, and the genomic basis of these properties in seed crops. The closing chapters then explore genomic approaches informing strategies for seed crop improvement. Providing a broad-ranging look at genomic advances in fundamental and applied aspects of seed biology, Seed Genomics will be an essential resource for seed biologists, crop scientists, and others working in allied fields--COVER.