Plant Development and Biotechnology / Edition 1

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Overview

Building on the well-received Plant Tissue Culture: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Plant Development and Biotechnology possesses the added value of including material on developmental biology, plant molecular biology, and genetic engineering. Divided into six major parts, the book covers everything from the history of plant tissue and cell culture to propagation and development concepts to crop improvement techniques. The book serves as a useful reference for protocols needed in the daily operations of tissue culture research laboratories.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849316142
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Dennis J. Gray and Robert N. Trigiano
HISTORY OF PLANT TISSUE CULTURE
History of Plant Tissue and Cell Culture; James D. Caponetti, Dennis J. Gray, and Robert N. Trigiano
SUPPORTING METHODOLOGIES
Getting Started with Tissue Culture: Media Preparation, Sterile Technique, and Laboratory Equipment; Caula A. Beyl
Histological Techniques; Robert N. Trigiano, Kathleen R. Malueg, Kimberly A. Pickens, Zong-Ming Cheng, and Effin T. Graham
Photographic Methods for Plant Cell and Tissue Culture; Dennis J. Gray
Elements of In Vitro Research ; Michael E. Compton
A Brief Introduction to Plant Anatomy; Robert N. Trigiano and Dennis J. Gray
Plant Growth Regulators in Plant Tissue Culture and Development; Victor P. Gab
Software and Databases as Tools for Analyzing Nucleic Acid and Protein Sequences; Zhijian T. Li
Molecular Approaches to the Study of Plant Development; Albrecht G. von Arnim
PROPAGATION AND DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS
Shoot Culture Procedures; Michael E. Kane
Propagation from Nonmeristematic Tissues: Organogenesis; Otto J. Schwarz, Anjuna R. Sharma, and Robert M. Beaty
Molecular Aspects of In Vitro Shoot Organogenesis; Shibo Zhang and Peggy G. Lemaux
Propagation from Nonmeristematic Tissues: Nonzygotic Embryogenesis; Dennis J. Gray
Some Developmental and Molecular Aspects of Somatic Embryogenesis (Nonzygotic Embryogenesis); Andreas Mordhorst, Erika Charbit, and Sacco C. de Vries
CROP IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES
Use of Protoplasts for Plant Improvement
Richard E. Veilleux, Michael E. Compton, and James A. Saunders
Haploid Cultures; Sandra M. Reed
Embryo Rescue; Sandra M. Reed
Genetic Engineering Technologies; Zhijian T. Li and Dennis J. Gray
Genetically Modified Plant Controversies: Sensational Headlines versus Pragmatic Research; Harry A. Richards, Laura C. Hudson, Matthew D. Halfhill, and Charles N. Stewart, Jr.
Construction and Use of a Simple Gene Gun for Particle Bombardment; Dennis J. Gray, Michael E. Compton, Ernest Hiebert, Chia Min Lin,
and Victor P. Gaba
A Simple Illumination System for Visualizing Green Fluorescent Protein; Dennis J. Gray, Subramanian Jayasankar, and Zhijian T. Li
Germplasm Preservation; Leigh E. Towill
Valuable Secondary Products from In Vitro Culture; Mary Ann Lila
In Vitro Plant Pathology; Subramanian Jayasankar and D. J. Gray
SPECIAL TOPICS
Variation in Tissue Culture; Subramanian Jayasankar
Commercial Laboratory Production; Gayle R. L. Suttle
Indexing for Plant Pathogens; Alan C. Cassells and Barbara M. Doyle
Entrepreneurship for Biotechnology Ventures: From Bench to Bag; David W. Altman

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