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High-Tech and Micropropogation I

Series: Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry Volume: 17

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #88346 | ISBN: 3540536566
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This volume deals with general aspects of micropropagation of plants for commercial exploitation. It includes chapters on setting up a commercial laboratory, meristem culture, somatic embryogenesis, factors affecting micropropagation, disposable vessels, vitrification, acclimatization, induction of rooting, artificial substrates, cryopreservation and artificial seed. Special emphasis is given to modern approaches and developing technologies such as automation and bioreactors, robots in transplanting, artificial intelligence, information management and computerized greenhouses for en masse commercial production of plants.


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