Plants From Test Tubes

Plants From Test Tubes

An Introduction to Micropropagation

Book - 2013
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Thirty years ago, in vitro propagation was a new technique for producing plants, and Lydiane Kyte's Plants from Test Tubes became the standard work on the topic.

The new fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the many advances in science and technology, including the five accepted sequential stages of micropropagation. Ten new plants have been added. This in turn has greatly expanded the already extensive bibliography. Among the new topics that have been introduced or expanded on are embryo culture for breeding, somaclonal variation, anther culture, somatic embryogenesis, cryopreservation, and genetic engineering. More ornamental plant examples are given and many new illustrations provided, including a chronology of discoveries in micropropagation.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2013.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9781604692068
1604692065
Characteristics: p. cm.
Additional Contributors: Kyte, Lydiane

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