Plant Breeding eBooks by Raoul A. Robinson | Sharebooks Publishing

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Amateur Plant Breeder’s Handbook

A glossary of 1750 terms useful for the plant breeder. An excellent reference for readers of Return to Resistance.

4422Kb

29701

 
 

Amateur Potato Breeder’s Manual

Specific, practical advice for the amateur breeder of potatoes, using the author’s horizontal resistance techniques.

710Kb

16742

 
 

Crop Histories

A fascinating exploration of the relationship between the evolution of human culture, and the development of agricultural crops through history.

1428Kb

14399

 
 

Farming and Us

The history and development of agriculture, and its ties to human relationships and culture

1601Kb

9214

 
 

Retorno de la Resistencia, El

Fitomejoramiento de los cultivos para reducir la dependencia de plaguicidas. The Spanish translation of Return to Resistance by Felipe Romero (Click for more).

1135Kb

32036

 
 

Return to Resistance
(third edition)

Breed disease-resistant crop varieties to reduce pesticide dependency, using simple yet powerful techniques for amateur breeders.

1812Kb

14749

 
 

Self-Organising Agro-Ecosystems

Plant breeding for continuously variable traits, including disease resistance. The technical companion volume to Return to Resistance.

2054Kb

10242