Plant Propagation by Tissue Culture: Volume 1. The Background (Google eBook)

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Edwin F. George, M. A. Hall, Geert-Jan de Klerk
Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 24, 2007 - Agriculture - 514 pages
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The first edition of “Plant Propagation by Tissue Culture” by Edwin F. George appeared in 1986. A second edition consisting of two volumes appeared in 1993 and 1996. For researchers and students, George’s books have become the standard works on in vitro plant propagation. The volumes also contain a wealth of information for researchers and companies working in related areas; particularly plant breeding, genetic engineering, phytopathology, production of secondary metabolites and conservation. Scientific knowledge has expanded rapidly since the second edition and it would now be a daunting task for a single author to cover all aspects adequately. Therefore, in this third edition, topics are being covered by a number of specialists. However, this edition still maintains the integration that was characteristic of the previous editions. The first volume of the new edition highlights the scientific background of in vitro propagation. The second volume, which is in preparation, will cover the practice of micropropagation and describe its various applications.
  

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Book is like a bible of plant tissue culture.

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A wonderful book for plant tissue culture. It describes all aspect of invitro plant culture including their physiology. but very costly for indian students.

Contents

Plant Tissue Culture Procedure Background
1
Micropropagation Uses and Methods
29
The Components of Plant Tissue Culture Media I Macro and MicroNutrients
65
The Components of Plant Tissue Culture Media II Organic Additions Osmotic and pH Effects and Support Systems
115
Plant Growth Regulators I Introduction Auxins their Analogues and Inhibitors
174
Plant Growth Regulators II Cytokinins their Analogues and Antagonists
205
Plant Growth Regulators III Gibberellins Ethylene Abscisic Acid their Analogues and Inhibitors Miscellaneous Compounds
227
Developmental Biology
283
Somatic Embryogenesis
334
Adventitious Regeneration
355
Stock Plant Physiological Factors Affecting Growth and Morphogenesis
403
Effects of the Physical Environment
423
The Anatomy and Morphology of Tissue Cultured Plants
465
INDEX
479
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