This work presents state-of-the-art overviews on topics relating to the breeding of agriculturally and horticulturally important plants. It is a series that appears in the form of one or more hardbound volumes per year. The text monitors developments in plant breeding research and covers major field crops, horticultural crops and specialities such as mushrooms and nuts. It also includes trees grown for timber and pulp.
Jules Janick is the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, USA.