Plant Tissue Culture: Theory and Practice

Plant Tissue Culture: Theory and Practice

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Since the publication of the first edition in 1983, several new and exciting developments have taken place in the field of plant tissue culture, which forms a major component of what is now called plant biotechnology. The revised edition presents updated information on theoretical, practical and applied aspects of plant tissue culture. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised and, as before, is written in lucid language, includes relevant media protocols, and is profusely illustrated with self-explanatory diagrams and original photographs. This book includes three new chapters: qVariant selectionq, qGenetic Engineeringq and qProduction of Industrial Compoundsq and contains a complete bibliography and a glossary of terms commonly used in tissue culture literature. This updated version proves to be an excellent text for undergraduate, postgraduate students and teachers in various fields of plant sciences and a useful reference book for those interested in the application of any aspect of this aseptic technology.... and established stable cell lines of Euphorbia millii and sweet-potato, respectively, that maintained increased anthocyanin content without further selection. Similarly, Sato and Yamada (1984) found it necessary to make recurrent selection of cell aggregates to obtain stable high ... Similarly, a 26-fold increase of sanguinarine (2.9% of dry mass) was noted after addition of the homogenate of an isolate ofanbsp;...

Title:Plant Tissue Culture: Theory and Practice
Author:S.S. Bhojwani, M.K. Razdan
Publisher:Elsevier - 1996-11-08


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