Plant cytogenetics has progressed at a rapid rate since the publication of the first edition. Plant Cytogenetics, Second Edition presents an up-to-date review of cytogenetics. It covers the latest in the various classical and modern techniques in the handling of chromosomes, karyotype analysis, genetics of meiosis, genomic relationships, and chromosome manipulation. It includes new chapters on extra chromosomal inheritance and the mode of reproduction in plants, paricularly apomixis, as well as new sections on the molecular basis of heredity, genomic in situ hybridization, and the classical and molecular methods of genome analysis. The author also elaborates on the cytogenetic basis of somaclonal variation generated through cell and tissue culture.
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CHAPTER 1 Introduction
CHAPTER 2 The Handling of Plant Chromosomes
CHAPTER 3 Cell Division
CHAPTER 4 Genetic Control of Meiosis
CHAPTER 5 Mode of Reproduction in Plants
CHAPTER 6 Karyotype Analysis
CHAPTER 7A Chromosomal Aberrations 8212 Structural Chromosome Changes
CHAPTER7B Chromosomal Aberrations 8212 Numerical Chromosome Changes
APPENDIX 2I Sources of Chemicals
APPENDIX 2II Materials for Flow Cytometry
APPENDIX 2II Reagents and Solutions
APPENDIX 2IV Preparation of Media
APPENDIX 6I Common Name Scientific Name and 2n Chromosome Number of Some Important Plants
APPENDIX 7I Linkage Map of Barley
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