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This volume presents twenty-four chapters on the biotechnology of trees and deals with the importance, distribution, conventional propagation, micropropagation, review of tissue culture studies, in vitro culture, and genetic manipulation of forest, fruit and ornamental trees, such as various species of Acrocomia, Ailanthus, Allocasuarina, Anacardium, Carya, Casuarina, Coffea, Cyphomandra, Fagus, Feijoa, Fraxinus, Gymnocladus, Leptospermum, Metroxylon, Oxydendrum, Paeonia, Paulownia, Pouteria, Psidium, Quercus. Included are also five chapters on gymnosperm trees, such as Abies fraseri, Cephalotaxus, Pinus species and Tetraclinis articulata.
Trees IV is a valuable reference book for scientists, teachers, and students of forestry, botany, genetics and horticulture, who are interested in tree biotechnology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540605478
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 6/4/1996
  • Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry Series, #35
  • Edition description: 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 428
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I Angiosperm Tree.- I.1 Acrocomia Species (Macauba Palm).- I.2 Ailanthus altissima Mill. Swingle (Tree of Heaven).- I.3 Anacardium occidentale L. (Cashewnut).- I.4 Carya illinoensis (Pecan).- I.5 Casuarina and Allocasuarina Species.- I.6 Coffea Species (Coffee).- I.7 Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendtn. (Tamarillo).- I.8 Fagus sylvatica L. (European Beech).- I.9 Feijoa sellowiana Berg (Pineapple Guava).- I.10 Fraxinus excelsior L. (Common Ash).- I.11 Gymnocladus dioicus L. (Kentucky Coffeetree).- I.12 Leptospermum Species (Tea Trees).- I.13 Metroxylon sagu Rottb. (Sago Palm).- I.14 Oxydendrum arboreum (L. ) Dc (Sourwood).- I.15 Paeonia Species (Tree Peonies).- I.16 Paulownia x taiwaniana (Taiwan Paulownia).- I.17 Pouteria Species.- I.18 Psidium guajava L. (Guava).- I.19 Quercus robur L. (Pedunculate Oak).- Section II Gymnosperm Tree.- II.1 Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir. (Fraser Fir).- II.2 Cephalotaxus harringtonia (Japanese Plumyew).- II.3 Pinus greggii Engelm. (Gregg Pine) and Pinus durangensis Mart. (Durango Pine).- II.4 Pinus pinea L. (Stone Pine) and Pinus halepensis Mill. (Aleppo Pine).- II.5 Tetraclinis articulata (Cartagena Cypress).

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