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Somaclonal Variation in Crop Improvement II

Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry

Edited By: Y P Bajaj

360 pages, 117 figs, [4 in col], 79 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1996 | #56715 | ISBN: 3540605495
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NHBS Price: £214.50 $262/€241 approx

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In continuation of Somaclonal Variation and Crop Improvement I (1990), this volume is comprised of twenty-four chapters dealing with somaclonal variants showing resistance to salt drought, herbicides, viruses, Alternaria, Fusarium, Glomerella, Verticillium, Phytophthora, fall armyworm, etc. in a number of plants of economic importance. It is divided into two sections: Section I. Somaclonal Variation in Agricultural Crops: wheat, rice, maize, sorghum, potato, tomato, Lotus, Stylosanthes, banana, strawberry, citrus, colt cherry. Section II. Somaclonal Variation in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Atropa, Carthamus, Hypericum, Lavatera, Nicotiana, Primula, Rauwolfia, scilla, and Zinnia.

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