Plant Tissue Culture: Techniques and Experiments / Edition 2

Plant Tissue Culture: Techniques and Experiments / Edition 2

by Roberta H. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0126503427

ISBN-13: 9780126503425

Pub. Date: 02/18/2000

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Plant Tissue Culture, Second Edition provides laboratory exercises in plant tissue culture that demonstrate major educational concepts. The experiments can be conducted with a variety of plant materials that are available year round from easily accessible sources. This course book will give students diverse learning experiences in a semester course. New and

Overview

Plant Tissue Culture, Second Edition provides laboratory exercises in plant tissue culture that demonstrate major educational concepts. The experiments can be conducted with a variety of plant materials that are available year round from easily accessible sources. This course book will give students diverse learning experiences in a semester course. New and experienced plant scientists in agriculture, university, and industry settings will also find this concise manual to be of great value.

Key Features
* Presents unique laboratory exercises using a variety of plant materials and step-by-step protocols
* Provides detailed line drawings that complement both introductions and experiments
* Includes supplementary sections
* Scheduling and interrelationships of exercises for teachers
* Tissue culture laboratory setup
* Supplies, media, and explant preparation
* Measurements
* Glossary of terms
* Exercises rigorously tested for practicality through years of course use
* Contains two new chapters
*History of Plant Cell Culture by Trevor Thorpe
* Woody Plants and Shrubs by Brent McCown
* Adaptable by teachers, students, researchers, and technicians

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780126503425
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
02/18/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
0.56(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Plant Tissue Culture: Techniques and Experiments

Third Edition

Roberta H. Smith

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Scheduling and Interrelationships of Exercises

1. History of Plant Cell Culture

Trevor A. Thorpe

2. Setup of a Tissue Culture Laboratory

3. Media Components and Preparation

4. Explant Preparation

5. Contamination

6. Callus Induction

7. Regeneration and Morphogenesis

8. Woody Shrubs and Trees

Brent H. McCown

9. Haploid Plants from Anther Culture

10. Embryo Rescue

11. Meristem Culture for Virus-Free Plants

12. In Vitro Propagation for Commercial Production of Ornamentals

13. Protoplast Isolation and Fusion

Jungeun Kim Park, Sunghun Park, & James E. Craven

14. Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Plants

Jungeun Kim Park, Sunghun Park, Qingyu Wu, & Stuart Sprague

Appendix I: Useful Measurements

Appendix II: Review of Solution Preparation

Appendix III: List of Suppliers

Appendix IV: Common Plant Tissue Culture Terms

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