Cotton Genetic : At a Glance

Phundan Singh


This book has been designed to provide comprehensive information on Cotton Genetics in short questions and
answer form in one compact volume of 15 chapters. I hope, this Volume would be useful to the students, teachers and researchers engaged in the discipline of Genetics and cotton crop.

 Introduction and History
 Evolution of Cultivated Cottons
 Species and Races of Cotton
 Gene Interaction and Pleiotropy
 Qualitative Inheritance
 Polygenic Inheritance
 Cytoplasmic Inheritance
 Genetics of Male Sterility
 Linkage and Gene Mapping
 Multiple Alleles
 Mutations
 Distant Hybridization
 Chromosome Morphology
 Numerical Chromosomal Changes
 Structural Chromosomal Changes