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Plants from Test Tubes: An Introduction to Micropropagation

Handbook / Manual

By: Lydiane Kyte and John Kleyn

240 pages, 18 b/w photos, 47 line illus, figs, tabs

Timber Press

Hardback | Oct 1996 | Edition: 3 | #56607 | ISBN: 0881923613
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€30 approx

About this book

Completely revised and updated, this reference remains the most accessible and practical book on the subject. The authors explore the background of micropropagation, including laboratory techniques and practices, and provide recipes for propogating 54 varieties of ferns, conifers, monocotyledons and dicotyledons.

Your best hands-on, how-to-do-it text ... You'll need to learn the new vocabulary but this is an easy place to do it. Whole Earth 19990822 This new edition of an essential reference, updated to include the explosion of scientific information in the related field of biotechnology, remains the most accessible and practical book on the subject. -- Lydiane Kyte Wisconsin Bookwatch 20000822 This is an altogether wonderful book for budding plant scientists or gardeners who seek to expand their gardening knowledge. -- Charles Hardman Herbertia 20000822 Plants from Test Tubes is the best hands-on how-to-do-it text, including recipes for propagating fifty-four varieties of ferns, flowering plants, and conifers. Whole Earth 20010507


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Biography

Lydiane (Ann) Kyte holds a B.S. degree in botany from the University of Washington. She built a plant tissue culture program for Briggs Nursery, now world famous for its tissue-cultured plants. John Kleyn received a Ph.D. in bacteriology from Cornell University and currently acquires books and journals for Indonesian Universities.

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