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A Colour Atlas of Plant Propagation and Conservation

Handbook / Manual
By: Bryan G Bowes
224 pages, 300 col & b/w photos
A Colour Atlas of Plant Propagation and Conservation
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  • A Colour Atlas of Plant Propagation and Conservation ISBN: 9781874545927 Paperback Jan 1998 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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About this book

Integrates the dual botanical themes of plant propagation and conservation. Topics range from the history and likely future of conservation and the effects of human activity and plant diversity, to the practical techniques of collection, preservation, germination, propagation and management of plant populations in the laboratory and in the field.

Contents

1. General Introduction 2. The Rationale of Conservation 3. Plant Diversity - Distribution and Measurement 4. Collection of Plant Specimens in the Field 5. Propagation from seeds to Seed Preservation 6. The Role of Fire in Enhancing Regeneration: The Situation in the Cape Floral Region 7. Vegetative Propagation from Stem Cuttings, Leaves and Roots 8. In Vitro Propagation from non-sterile Explants 9. In Vitro Culture and Plant Conservation 10. In Vitro Collection in the Field 11. In Vitro Propagation 12. In Vitro Preservation 13. Applications of IN Vitro Culture for Conservation of Forest Trees 14. Anatomical and Histo-Cytological Changes in Regenerating Plants 15. The Role of Mycorrhizae in Regeneration of Native Vegetation 16. Conservation of Natural Populations 17. Conservation and the Future References Index

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Handbook / Manual
By: Bryan G Bowes
224 pages, 300 col & b/w photos
Media reviews
This handsomely produced volume reviews a range of techniques applicable to Species Recovery Programmes and other conservation strategies...a convenient academic textbook both for conservation biologists and for graduate or advanced undergraduate students. Plant Talk
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