Plant Tissue Culture : Techniques and Experiments
This bench-top manual provides laboratory exercises in plant tissue culture which demonstrate major educational concepts. The experiments can be conducted with a variety of plant materials that are available year round from easily accessible sources. The exercises require minimal maintenance of plant materials. This coursebook aims to give students diverse learning experiences in a semester course. New and experienced plant scientists in agricultural, university, and industry settings should also find this concise yet comprehensive manual of value.
- Hardback | 171 pages
- 177.8 x 254 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
- 01 Sep 1992
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- references, index
Table of contents
Set-up of a tissue culture laboratory; media components and preparation; explants and aseptic technique; callus induction; regeneration/ morphogenesis; haploid plants from anther culture; embryo rescue; meristem culture for virus-free plants; in vitro propagation for commercial production of ornamentals; protoplast isolation and fusion; agrobacterium-mediated transformation of plants; useful measurements; review of solution preparation; list of suppliers; common plant tissue culture terms.