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Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources In Vitro, Volume 2: Applications and Limitations

Handbook / Manual

Series: Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources Volume: 2

Edited By: MK Razdan and EC Cocking

315 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106774 | ISBN: 157808055X
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NHBS Price: £71.00 $87/€80 approx

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Part 1 covers cell and tissue cultures, Part 2 zygotic and somatic embryo cultures and Part 3 specific crops.


Part 1: effects of post-thaw treatment on the variability of cryopreserved cells; cryopreservation of plant germplasms; new approaches for enhanced post-thaw recovery; cryopreservation of plant suspension cultures; post-freeze biosynthetic stability; applications of cryopreservation to the long-term storage of dedifferentiated plant cultures. Part 2: the role of embryo culture in the seed conservation of palms and other species; towards the use of cryopreservation as a technique for the conservation of tropical recalcitrant seeded species; somatic embryogenesis and gemplasm conservation of plants. Part 3: cryopreservation of deciduous fruits and mulberry trees; in vitro conservation of banana; medium-term storage and prospects for cryopreservation; in vitro conservation of daylily; in vitro conservation of germplasm of agri-horticultural crops at NBPGR - an overview.

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