About the Book
Advances in New Crops: Proceeding of the First National Symposium New Crops: Research, Development, Economics contains in-depth information about the development of the farming industry and important facts about many of the individual crops and cultivars that are of economic importance. The technologies that have been developed over the years to increase yield and improve health of crops are also discussed, as well as agriculture in general.
About the Author
Jules Janick is a Professor of Horticulture at Purdue University's College of Agriculture and his particular concentration is plant genetics and breeding. The author has received many awards over the years on account of his extensive knowledge within his field, and he has written many books, most focusing on the topic of fruit breeding.