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In Vitro Culture and its Applications in Horticulture

Edited By: R Auge

231 pages, Figs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #42935 | ISBN: 188610607X
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Presents the scientific and technological aspects of in vitro culture, such as basic physiology, set-up of a laboratory and achievement of cultures, then describes the horticultural applications, emphasising genetic and hygiene aspects, and finally tackles agronomic applications.


The history and basics of in vitro culture; physiological phenomena related to the realization of cultures in vitro; the nutritional requirements of tissues cultured in aseptic conditions; the technology of in vitro culture; applications in horticulture; biotechnologies in horticulture - possiblities and perspectives; the genetic aspect - congruity or non-congruity of plant material reproduced in vitro; mycorrhiza and in vitro culture; the sanitary aspect and interactions with microorganisms; practical aspects and perspectives; the user's point of view.

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