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Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry Volume: 3

Edited By: YPS Bajaj

509 pages, 155 figures


Hardback | Dec 1987 | #53098 | ISBN: 3540179666
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Deals with biotechnological approaches incorporated into po- tato improvement progammes. These methods have far-reaching implications for the synthesis of improved, disease- resist- ant and nutritious cultivars of potato.


Contents: Micropropagation, Virus-Free Plants, Haploid Production and Field Trials.- Physiological, Biochemical and Nutritional Studies, and Molecular Genetics.- Protoplast Isolation, Culture and Somatic Hybridization.- Somaclonal Variation, Selection of Mutants and Resistant Plants.- Conservation and Exchange of Germplasm.- Subject Index.

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