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Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives, Volume 7

Series: Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives Volume: 7

Edited By: Joseph Arditti and Alec M Pridgeon

394 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #76051 | ISBN: 0792345169
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NHBS Price: £185.50 $236/€221 approx

About this book

The chapters in this volume include reviews of molecular biology of orchids, mycorrhiza, embroyology, and ethnobotany.

'The book is well-presented, well-written and well-printed. It should be of considerable interest to orchid specialists and growers, and botanists in general.' Biologia Plantarum, 42:1 (1999)


Contents

Preface. 1. Brown Danube, Blue Pacific; J. Arditti. Embryology: 2. Ovule and Megagametophyte Development in Orchids; E.C. Yeung, S.K. Law. Molecular Biology: 3. Molecular Biology of Orchids; A.R. Kuehnle. Mycorrhiza: 4. Fungi from Orchid Mycorrhizas; R.S. Currah, et al.Basic and Applied Research: 5. Orchid Production and Research in Japan; S. Ichihashi. Ethnopharmacology: 6. Three Orchids Used as Herbal Medicines in China: An Attempt to Reconcile Chinese and Western Pharmacology; C.S. Hew, et al. Micropropagation: 7. Research on Micropropagation of Cymbidium, Nobile-Type Dendrobium, and Phalaenopsis in Japan; S. Ichihashi. Appendix: Potting Media; T.J. Sheehan.

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