Current Issues in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology: Proceedings of the VIIIth International Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture, Florence, Italy, 12-17 June, 1994 / Edition 1

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Overview

Plant cell and tissue culture is a relevant area of experimental biology that has been developed for some decades to become an indispensable tool of plant biotechnology. Progress in this area, sometimes tumultuous, has been regularly recorded by the proceedings of the congresses of the International Association for Plant Tissue Culture which have been held every four years in several continents.
This book reports plenary lectures, keynote lectures and invited oral presentations given at the last congress held in Florence. It is a useful reference guide both for established scientists and students on both traditional and emerging fields of plant biology. The following topics are covered: In vitro Culture and Plant Regeneration; Plant Propagation; Haploids; Somatic Hybridisation; Reproductive Systems; Genetic Variability; Gene Transfer; Organelles; Biotechnology of Tropical and Subtropical Species; Agronomic Traits; Somatic Embryogenesis; Meristems; Cell Surface; Growth Regulators; Reception and Transduction of Signals; Gene Expression under Extreme Conditions; Primary Metabolism; Secondary Metabolism; Transport; Large Scale Production.

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1. Opening Session. 2. Plenary Lectures. 3. Symposia. 3.1. In vitro Culture and Plant Regeneration. 3.2. Plant Propagation. 3.3. Haploids. 3.4. Somatic Hybridisation. 3.5. Reproductive Systems. 3.6. Genetic Variability. 3.7. Gene Transfer. 3.8. Organelles. 3.9. Biotechnology of Tropical and Subtropical Species. 3.10. Agronomic Traits. 3.11. Somatic Embryogenesis. 3.12. Meristems. 3.13. Cell Surface. 3.14. Growth Regulators. 3.15. Reception and Transduction of Signals. 3.16. Gene Expression under Extreme Conditions. 3.17. Primary Metabolism. 3.18. Secondary Metabolism. 3.19. Transport. 3.20. Large Scale Production. Index.

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