In continuation from the previous three volumes 17, 18, and 19 on High-Tech and Micropropagation this volume presents 29 chapters on the propagation of ornamental plants through modern biotechnological methods. The species covered include Alstromeria, Antirrhinum, Begonia, Chrysanthemum, Cornus, Euphorbia, Gardenia, Gladiolus, Hyacinthus, Impatiens, Iris, Lycoris, Nematanthus, Paeonia, Pelargonium, Phalaenopsis, Rhododendron, Ruscus, Saintpaulia, Senecio, Syringa, orchids, cacti, roses, and Boston ferns. In addition, one chapter is devoted to micropropagation of virus-free ornamentals in the CIS. Throughout the book, detailed protocols as well as a comprehensive review of the literature are provided. Advanced students, teachers, and researchers in the fields of floriculture, horticulture, and plant biotechnology in general, and also those interested in industrial or commercial micropropagation will find a wealth of useful information in the book.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 497
Weight: 872 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1992