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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.

Audience: Faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates interested in plant cell and tissue culture.

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Editorial Reviews

HORTSCIENCE
This is an excellent laboratory manual. The student can learn many plant tissue culture techniques commonly used today.
Journal Natural Resource Life Science Education
This book is an excellent overview of important tissue culture techniques. It is highly recommended for laboratory courses in tissue culture and would be useful in research laboratories where tissue culture techniques are required. Practical aspects of tissue culture are explained in a clear and concise way. This is essential for the novice and useful for experienced individuals planning a new course or laboratory. The manual is commended for providing information required for successful tissue culture at the fingertips of students.
Booknews
Designed for a semester-long class, this course book provides laboratory exercises in plant tissue culture that demonstrate major educational concepts. It presents laboratory exercises using a variety of plant materials and step-by-step protocols. Detailed line drawing complement both the introductions and the experiments. Smith teaches soil and crop sciences at Texas A&M University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION
'This is an excellent laboratory manual. The student can learn many plant tissue culture techniques commonly used today.'
HORTSCIENCE
'This book is an excellent overview of important tissue culture techniques. It is highly recommended for laboratory courses in tissue culture and would be useful in research laboratories where tissue culture techniques are required. Practical aspects of tissue culture are explained in a clear and concise way. This is essential for the novice and useful for experienced individuals planning a new course or laboratory. The manual is commended for providing information required for successful tissue culture at the fingertips of students.'
J. NAT. RESOUR. LIFE SCI. EDUC.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780126503401
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/1992
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 171

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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