In Vitro Plant Breeding (Hardback)
  • In Vitro Plant Breeding (Hardback)

In Vitro Plant Breeding (Hardback)

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Hardback 182 Pages / Published: 17/12/2001
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Create improved crops with these techniques for plant cell culture!This comprehensive book presents the basic concepts and applied techniques of plant cell and tissue culture. More and more, commercial plant breeding and development employs these methods to protect crops from weather, pests, and disease. Covering the history of in vitro breeding as well as emerging research trends, In Vitro Plant Breeding offers specific techniques for crop improvement and breeding. Designed as a text for undergraduate students, In Vitro Plant Breeding presents the theory of tissue culture as well as practical techniques. Its step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations facilitate learning and laboratory work. In Vitro Plant Breeding gives in-depth information and the latest research on the vital concepts and techniques of in vitro breeding, including:
applications of plant tissue culture
morphogenesis and organogenesis
producing haploid plants in vitro
in vitro pollination and fertilization
problems of embryo culture
somatic hybridization
protoplast technology
selection of desirable traits
cryopreservation and plant breeding
micrograftingThis helpful book is plentifully illustrated with examples, schematic descriptions, and tables to make the concepts clear and easy to learn. In Vitro Plant Breeding is an essential resource.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9781560229070
Number of pages: 182
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm

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