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Plant Tissue Culture: Techniques and Experiments / Edition 1
     

Plant Tissue Culture: Techniques and Experiments / Edition 1

by Roberta H. Smith
 

ISBN-10: 0126503400

ISBN-13: 9780126503401

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Plant Tissue Culture, Second Edition is a bench-top manual that provides laboratory exercises in plant tissue culture which 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 coursebook will give students diverse learning experiences

Overview

Plant Tissue Culture, Second Edition is a bench-top manual that provides laboratory exercises in plant tissue culture which 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 coursebook 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 yet comprehensive manual to be of great value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780126503401
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
171

Table of Contents

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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