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Micropropagation of Woody Plants : Episteme - M. R. Ahuja

Micropropagation of Woody Plants

Episteme

By: M. R. Ahuja (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 1992
ISBN: 9780792318071
Number Of Pages: 511

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References 343 20. J. Zel: Micropropagation of Pinus sylvestris 347 1. Introduction 347 2. Micropropagation from embryos 347 3. Micropropagation from seedling explants 350 4. Conclusions 362 5. Summary 362 References 362 21. M. J. Hutzell and D. J. Durzan: Improved aseptic germination and controlled growth for micropropagation of Douglas fir 367 l. Introduction 367 2. Material and methods 367 3. Results and observations 369 4. Discussion 370 5. Summary 372 References 372 22. D. F. Karnosky, Y Huang and D. I. Shin: Micropropagation of Larix species and hybrids 373 1. Introduction 373 2. Micropropagation from juvenile tissues 373 3. Micropropagation from mature trees 376 4. Potential uses of and research needs for micropropagation 377 5. Summary 380 References 380 23. B. J. Nairn: Commercial micropropagation of radiata pine 383 1. Introduction 383 2. Protocols 386 3. Costs 392 4. Future aspects 393 5. Summary 393 References 394 24. P. S. Rao and T. R. Ganapathi: Micropropagation of palms 395 1. Coconut (Cocos nucifera L. ) 395 2. Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L. ) 400 3. Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq. ) 405 4. Summary 414 References 415 XI Section III. Tree improvement 423 25. W. J. Libby and M. R. Ahuja: Micropropagation and clonal options in forestry 425 1. Introduction 425 2. Definitions of micropropagation and clonal options 425 3. The selection of genotypes for micropropagation 426 4. The testing of micropropagated clones 427 5. The genetics of clones 429 6. Uses 433 7.

Preface
Contributors
Fundamentalsp. 1
Micropropagation a la cartep. 3
Cellular control of morphogenesisp. 11
Light regimes used in conifer tissue culturep. 31
Haploid embryogenesis in treesp. 57
Advances in the protoplast culture of woody plantsp. 67
Maturation and rejuvenation in woody speciesp. 93
Synthetic seeds in forest treesp. 107
Genetics of micropropagated woody plantsp. 121
Acclimatization strategies for micropropagated plantsp. 153
Micropropagationp. 167
Propagation of apple in vitrop. 169
Regeneration and germplasm preservation in aspen-Populusp. 187
In vitro culture of pure species non-aspen poplarsp. 195
Clonal propagation in non-aspen poplar hybridsp. 209
Micropropagation of birchp. 223
Micropropagation of teakp. 247
Micropropagation of Eucalyptusp. 263
In vitro culture of Liriodendron tulipiferap. 281
Micropropagation of nitrogen-fixing treesp. 303
Micropropagation of sandalwood (Santalum album L.) and mulberry (Morus indica L.)p. 317
Micropropagation of Pinus sylvestrisp. 347
Improved aseptic germination and controlled growth for micropropagation of Douglas firp. 367
Micropropagation of Larix species and hybridsp. 373
Commercial micropropagation of radiata pinep. 383
Micropropagation of palmsp. 395
Tree improvementp. 423
Micropropagation and clonal options in forestryp. 425
In vitro genetic selection for woody plant improvementp. 443
Conifer micropropagation: its function in tree improvement programsp. 457
Use of biotechnology for tree improvement in Populus model systemsp. 471
Strategic planning for applying biotechnology to woody plant genetics and breedingp. 485
Indexp. 501
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ISBN: 9780792318071
ISBN-10: 0792318072
Series: Episteme
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 511
Published: 30th November 1992
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.92