Plant Tissue Culture: Techniques and Experiments

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Gulf Professional Publishing, 2000 - Science - 231 pages
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Plant Tissue Culture, Second Edition provides laboratory exercises in plant tissue culture that 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 course book 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 manual to be of great value.

Key Features
* Presents unique laboratory exercises using a variety of plant materials and step-by-step protocols
* Provides detailed line drawings that complement both introductions and experiments
* Includes supplementary sections
* Scheduling and interrelationships of exercises for teachers
* Tissue culture laboratory setup
* Supplies, media, and explant preparation
* Measurements
* Glossary of terms
* Exercises rigorously tested for practicality through years of course use
* Contains two new chapters
* History of Plant Cell Culture by Trevor Thorpe
* Woody Plants and Shrubs by Brent McCown
* Adaptable by teachers, students, researchers, and technicians
 

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Contents

ONE History of Plant Cell Culture
1
The Recent Past
8
The Present Era
15
TWO Setup of a Tissue Culture Laboratory
33
three Media Components and Preparation
43
Vitamins
49
FOUR Explant Preparation
59
Plant Quality
61
Tobacco
142
Sweet Corn Embryo Culture
148
ELEVEN MERISTEM CULTURE FOR VlRUSFREE PLANTS
157
twelve In Vitro Propagation for Commercial
165
Staghorn Fern
175
Kalanchoe
181
thirteen Protoplast Isolation and Fusion
189
fourteen AgrobacteriumMEDiATED Transformation
195

Personnel
75
Explant Orientation
88
Cellular Variation from Callus Culture
103
Dormancy Requirements of Explants
116
Roses
130
Petunia Shoot Apex
205
REVIEW OF SOLUTION PREPARATION
211
common plant Tissue culture Terms
217
Index
229
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Roberta Smith is art critic at the Times.

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