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Banana Improvement: Cellular, Molecular Biology, and Induced Mutations

Edited By: S Mohan Jian and Rony Swennen

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2004 | #149788 | ISBN: 1578083400
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About this book

book is based on the research and development of tools, devised under a Coordinated Research Project of the Plant Breeding and Genetics Section of the Joint Division FAO/IAEA, to address the problems facing banana and plantain cultivation. The book comprises 30 chapters by the experts and renowned scientists. The work is divided into four sections.


A. Cell and Tissue Culture, and Mutation Induction; Banana cell and tissue culture: A review: H. Strosse et al.; Cryopreservation of banana tissues: Support for germplasm conservation and banana improvement: B. Panis et al.; Mutation induction in Musa: N. Roux; Usefulness of embryogenic cell suspension cultures for the induction and selection of mutations in Musa spp.: N. Roux et al.; Analysis of induced mutants of Philippine bananas with molecular markers: D.M. Hautea et al.; Biotechnological approaches and in vitro mutagenesis for the improvement of banana: M. Chai et al.; Banana improvement through gamma radiation and testing for banana bract mosaic virus in Sri Lanka: K. Hirimburegama et al.; Advances and perspectives for the genetic improvement of banana (Musa spp.) via biotechnological and nuclear techniques at INVIT: J. Lopez et al.; Somaclonal variation in banana (Musa acuminata cv. Grande Naine). Genetic mechanism, frequency, and application as a tool for clonal selection: E. Khayat et al.; Banana protoplasts: R. Haicour et al.

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