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Cotton

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Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry Volume: 42

Edited By: YPS Bajaj

367 pages, 118 figs, 80 tabs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #96233 | ISBN: 3540627286
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About this book

Areas covered include specific emphasis on interspecific hybridization, somaclonal variation, transgenic cotton resistant to insects and herbicides, and reengineering of fiber.


Contents

I Biotechnology for the Improvement of Cotton; Establishment of Callus Culture and Somatic Embryogenesis; Protoplast Culture, Micropropagation, and the Conservation of Germplasm; II Interspecific Hybridization, Embryo/Ovule Culture; In Vitro Fertilization; RAPD, Heterosis; III Anther/Pollen Culture; Parthenogenesis and Haploid Breeding; IV Somaclonal Variation; Genetic Variability for Plants Tolerant to Salt, High Temperature, Nematodes; V Genetic Transformation; Transgenic Cotton Plants Resistant to Insects, Herbicides; Field Trials; Risk Assessment Studies; Engineering of Fiber; VI Secondary Metabolites - Gossypol and Tannins

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