Morphogenesis in Plant Tissue Cultures

Morphogenesis in Plant Tissue Cultures

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This book presents a detailed analysis of up-to-date literature on in vitro morphogenesis at cell, tissue, organ, and whole plant levels. Its driving force is the substantial advances made in the field of morphogenesis in tissue cultures during the last 25 years.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 35.56mm | 907.18g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • XVI, 520 p.
  • 0792356829
  • 9780792356820
  • 2,327,100

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Basic Studies. 1. Differentiation of Vascular Elements in Tissue Culture. 2. Plant Regeneration from Cultured Protoplasts. 3. Morphogenesis in Haploid Cell Cultures. 4. Light and Electron Microscopic Studies of Somatic Embryogenesis in Spruce. 5. Physiological and Morphological Aspects of Somatic Embryogenesis. 6. Developmental and Structural Aspects of Root Organogenesis. 7. Shoot Morphogenesis: Structure, Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 8. Floral and Vegetative Differentiation In Vitro and In Vivo. 9. Developmental and Structural Patterns of In Vitro Plants. 10. Morphogenesis in Cell and Tissue Cultures. 11. Regulation of Morphogenesis by Bacterial Auxin and Cytokinin Biosynthesis Transgenes. Part II: Applications. 12. In Vitro Induced Haploids in Plant Genetics and Breeding. 13. Somatic Hybridization for Plant Improvement. 14. Germination of Synthetic Seeds. 15. Morphogenesis in Micropropagation. 16. Cell Differentiation and Secondary Metabolite Production. Index.
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Review quote

`However, I also consider that this book should be read and consulted widely by researchers, teachers and students involved in the biological sciences and agriculture.'
Plant Pathology, 50 (2001)
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