Methods of Hybrid Seed Production in Major Crops discusses how heterocyst or "hybrid vigor" can play a major role in improving crop productivity and quality in order to feed the ever-increasing human population, particularly in developing countries. Plant breeders, agronomists, seed producers, and farmers will discover why the development of hybrids in the world's major food crops and why the methods of hybrid seed production are critical for achieving this goal. This landmark book deals with methods of hybrid seed production of major crops such as rice, maize, wheat, sorghum, and pearl millet barley, Mustard and vegetable crops. Further this book will provide valuable information regarding the recent techniques utilized for hybrid development and various latest approaches that can be an essential tool for heterocyst. Through Methods of Hybrid Seed Production in Major Crops, you will discover valuable information on hybrid seed production methods. This unique book contains relevant and essential information about important procedures to help increase crop yield, including: Methods for hybrid seed production in rice, Possibilities for hybrid seed production in wheat, Techniques of hybrid maize seed production, Techniques of hybrid sorghum seed production, Techniques of hybrid barley seed production, Methods of hybrid seed production in Pearl millet, Methods of hybrid seed production in oil seed mustard, Methods of hybrid seed production in vegetables, Recent techniques for crop improvement in cereal crops, Advanced genetic tools and heterocyst.