Über den Autor
Dr. Surinder Kumpar Gupta, born in 1959, is currently working as Professor/Chief Scientist (Oilseeds) Plant Breeding & Genetics and Nodal officer in the School of Biotechnology, S K University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology. He holds a brilliant academic and service record and has been devoted to research on Oilseed Brassicas for nearly two decades. He obtained his post-graduate degree and PhD from Punjab Agricultural University. He is a recipient of a post-doctoral Fellowship in Plant Biotechnology and has published more than 100 research papers in esteemed national and international journals, mostly on Brassicas. He has already developed five varieties of rapeseed-mustard, and has written two books and edited three volumes on rapeseed & mustard breeding. For his excellent scientific endeavors, he has been conferred the 'Young Scientists Award: 1993-1994' by the State Department of Science & Technology.
Preface1. Production and Trade of Major World Oil CropsManmohan Sharma, S.K. Gupta, and A.K. Mondal2. Breeding Major Oil Crops: Present Status and Future Research NeedsD.K. Yadava, Sujata Vasudev, Neveen Singh, T. Mohapatra, and K.V. Prabhu3. BrassicasS.K. Gupta4. SunflowerYalcin Kaya, Sinisa Jocic, and Dragana Miladinovic5. SesameU. Najeeb, M.Y. Mirza, G. Jilani, A.K. Mubashir, and W.J. Zhou6. SafflowerTheodore J. Kisha and Richard C. Johnson7. Oil PalmG.F. Ngando Ebongue1, W.N. Ajambang, P. Koona1, B. Lalu Firman, and V. Arondel8. CoconutsS. A. C. N. Perera9. CottonLori Hinze and Russell Kohel10. CastorJosé M. Fernández-Martínez and Leonardo Velasco11. OliveAurora Díaz12. SoybeanAditya Pratap, S.K. Gupta, Jitendra Kumar, and R.K. Solanki13. GroundnutA. Mothilal
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