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Transformation of Plants and Soil Microorganisms


Series: Biotechnology Research Series Volume: 3

Edited By: K Wang, H Herrera-Esterella and M Van Montagu

350 pages, 16 col plates, 2 line illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jan 2004 | #143342 | ISBN: 0521548209
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Hardback | Mar 1995 | #37116 | ISBN: 0521450896
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This book is divided into three sections: soil microorganisms; cereal crops; and industrially important plants. The most effective methods used to date are compared, and their merits and limitations discussed. Some chapters emphasise case studies and applications. In cases where obstacles remain to be overcome, an overview of progress to date is given.


Part I. Transformation of Soil Microorganisms: 1. Pseudomonas; 2. Nocardioform and coryneform bacteria; 3. Rhizobium, Agrobacterium and other Gram negative soil bacteria; 4. Filamentous fungi; Part II. Transformation of Cereal Crops: 5. Rice; 6. Maize; 7. Barley, wheat, oat and other small grain cereal crops; Part III. Transformation of Industrially Important Crops: 8. Legumous plants; 9. Rapeseeds; 10. Sunflowers; 11. Forest trees.

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