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Tissue Culture As a Plant Production System for Horticultural Crops : Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture - R. H. Zimmerman

Tissue Culture As a Plant Production System for Horticultural Crops

Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture

By: R. H. Zimmerman (Editor), Robert J. Griesbach (Editor), Freddi A. Hammerschlag (Editor), R. H. Lawson (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1986
ISBN: 9789024733781
Number Of Pages: 371

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Conference on Tissue Culture as a Plant Production System for Horticultural Crops, Beltsville, MD, October 20-23, 1985

Introductory Lectures.- Principles of Plant Tissue Culture.- The Application of Tissue Culture to Plant Improvement and Propagation in the Ornamental Horticulture Industry.- New Technology.- New Technologies in Plant Tissue Culture.- Plug Systems for Micropropagules.- Totipotent Suspensions as a Means of Multiplication.- Phenotypic and Genotypic Stability.- Phenotypic and Genotypic Stability of Tissue Cultured Plants.- Summary of Panel Discussion on Phenotypic and Genotypic Stability of Tissue Cultured Plants.- Pathogen Detection and Elimination.- Pathogen Detection and Elimination.- Production of Culture Virus-Indexed Geraniums.- Diagnosis of Plant Viruses Using Double-Stranded RNA.- Pathogen Indexing in Large-Scale Propagation of Florist Crops.- Certification of Horticultural Crops - A State Perspective.- Plant Quarantine.- Plant Quarantine and International Shipment of Tissue Culture Plants.- Summary of Panel Discussion on Plant Quarantines and International Shipment of Tissue Cultured Plants.- Economics.- Determining and Minimizing Production Costs.- Determining Markets and Market Potential.- Fruit, Nut, and Vegetable Crops.- Propagation of Fruit, Nut and Vegetable Crops - Overview.- Small Fruit and Grape Tissue Culture from 1980 to 1985: Commercialization of the Technique.- Temperate Fruits and Nuts.- Tropical and Subtropical Fruits and Vegetables.- Commercial In Vitro Propagation and Plantation Crops.- Use of Tissue Culture for Micropropagation of Vegetable Crops.- Workshop.- Tissue Culture Techniques and Plant Introduction/Quarantine Procedures.- Ornamental Crops.- Tissue Culture Propagation of Ornamental Crops: An Overview.- Tissue Culture as a Plant Production System for Foliage Plants.- Commercial Micropropagation of Florist Flower Crops.- In vitro Propagation of Flower-Bulb Crops.- Woody Ornamentals, Shade Trees and Conifers.- Orchid Tissue Culture.- Laboratory Design and Large Scale Production.- Laboratory Design.- Summary of Panel Discussion on Laboratory Design.- Large Scale Tissue Culture Production for Horticultural Crops.

ISBN: 9789024733781
ISBN-10: 9024733782
Series: Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 371
Published: 1986
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.74

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