Introduction to Plant Tissue Culture

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Science Publishers, 2003 - Science - 375 pages
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Introduction and techniques; Introductory history; Laboratory organisation; Media; Aseptic manipulation; Basic aspects; Cell culture; Cellular totipotency; Somatic embryogenesis; Applications to plant breeding; Haploid prodution; Triploid production; In vitro pollination and fertilization; Zygotic embryo culture; Somatic hybridisation and cybridisation; Genetic transformation; Somaclonal and gametoclonal variant selection; Application to horticulture and forestry; Production of disease-free plants; clonal propagation; General applications; Industrial applications: secondary metabolite production; Germplasm conservation.
 

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Contents

Foreword v
3
Laboratory Organisation
14
Media
22
Aseptic Manipulation
35
Cell Culture
43
Cellular Totipotency
59
Somatic Embryogenesis
71
Haploid Production
87
Zygotic Embryo Culture
128
Somatic Hybridisation and Cybridisation
147
Genetic Transformation
176
Somaclonal and Gametoclonal Variant Selection
199
Production of Diseasefree Plants
219
Clonal Propagation
233
Secondary Metabolite Production
263
Germplasm Conservation
287

Triploid Production
107
In vitro Pollination and Fertilization
114

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