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Morphogenesis in Plant Tissue Cultures

Edited By: Woong-Young Soh and Sant S Bhojwani

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #104095 | ISBN: 0792356829
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This book presents a detailed analysis of up-to-date literature on in vitro morphogenesis at cell, tissue, organ and whole plant levels. It covers differentiation of vascular elements, cellular differentiation for secondary metabolite production, and morphological, physiological and biochemical aspects of organogenic, embryogenic and floral differentiation from gametic, somatic and hybrid cells. Applications of haploids, somatic hybrids, synthetic seeds and cellular differentiation in plant improvement, propagation and industry are also dealt with.

'However, I also consider that this book should be read and consulted widely by researchers, teachers and students involved in the biological sciences and agriculture.' Plant Pathology, 50 (2001)


Introduction. Part I: Basic Studies. 1. Differentiation of Vascular Elements in Tissue Culture. 2. Plant Regeneration from Cultured Protoplasts. 3. Morphogenesis in Haploid Cell Cultures. 4. Light and Electron Microscopic Studies of Somatic Embryogenesis in Spruce. 5. Physiological and Morphological Aspects of Somatic Embryogenesis. 6. Developmental and Structural Aspects of Root Organogenesis. 7. Shoot Morphogenesis: Structure, Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 8. Floral and Vegetative Differentiation In Vitro and In Vivo. 9. Developmental and Structural Patterns of In Vitro Plants. 10. Morphogenesis in Cell and Tissue Cultures. 11. Regulation of Morphogenesis by Bacterial Auxin and Cytokinin Biosynthesis Transgenes. Part II: Applications. 12. In Vitro Induced Haploids in Plant Genetics and Breeding. 13. Somatic Hybridization for Plant Improvement. 14. Germination of Synthetic Seeds. 15. Morphogenesis in Micropropagation. 16. Cell Differentiation and Secondary Metabolite Production. Index.

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