Manual on Standardized Research Techniques in Coconut Breeding













Table of Contents


edited by G.A. Santos, P.A. Batugal, A. Othman, L. Baudouin and J.P. Labouisse




Table of Contents


FOREWORD

Chapter 1: BOTANY OF THE COCONUT PALM

Chapter 2: STUDYING GENETIC DIVERSITY IN SITU

Chapter 3: GERMPLASM EXPLORATION AND COLLECTING

Chapter 4: NURSERY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 5: EXPERIMENTAL DESIGNS AND DATA ANALYSIS

Chapter 6: FIELD PLANTING

Chapter 7: DATA GATHERING

Chapter 8: CONTROLLED HAND-POLLINATION

Chapter 9: EMBRYO CULTURE

Chapter 10: GENERALIZED SAMPLING STRATEGY

Chapter 11: GUIDE FORMS FOR DATA RECORDING

REFERENCES

APPENDIXES

Appendix 1. List of STANTECH manual contributors
Appendix 2. Mahalanobis generalized distance
Appendix 3. Flow diagram for the handling of collected seednuts and seedlings collection
Appendix 4. Calculation of copra recovery and fruit component
Appendix 5. Equipment and materials needed in pollen collection, pollen processing and pollination