Date Palm Biotechnology

Editors: Jain, S.Mohan, Al-Khayri, Jameel M., Johnson, Dennis V (Eds.)

  • First book covering various aspects of date palm biotechnology Thirty two chapters supported with necessary backgrounds, tables, and figures
  • Each chapter are authored by top experts in their field including their own experience
  • Provides comprehensive research progress and current applications including commercial aspects
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This important reference book is the first comprehensive resource worldwide that reflects research achievements in date palm biotechnology, documenting research events during the last four decades, current status, and future outlook.  It brings together the principles and practices of contemporary date palm biotechnology. The book is essential for researchers, policy makers, and commercial entrepreneurs concerned with date palm. It is invaluable for date palm biotechnology students and specialists. This monumental work is written by an international team of experienced researchers from both academia and industry.  Each chapter contains background knowledge related to the topic, followed by a comprehensive literature review of research methodology and results including the authors' own experience and supported with illustrative tables and photographs. In addition to an introductory chapter, the book consists of thirty two review chapters highlighting progress and current research status covering various aspects of date palm biotechnology in five sections: A) Discuss the research development, methodology, and commercial application of micropropagation  in seven chapters, B) Deal with the research development and applications of somaclonal variation and mutation in date palm, covered in seven chapters, C) Describe the status of date palm germplasm and current techniques employed in conservation and molecular characterization are described in seven chapters, D) Address research progress made in date palm genetics and breeding in eight chapters, E) Describe up-to-date progress made in metabolites and industrial biotechnology in three chapters.

Table of contents (33 chapters)

  • Introduction: Date Palm Biotechnology from Theory to Practice

    Johnson, D. V.

    Pages 1-11

  • Potential of Date Palm Micropropagation for Improving Small Farming Systems

    Ferry, M.

    Pages 15-28

  • Date Palm Tissue Culture: A Pathway to Rural Development

    Rajmohan, K.

    Pages 29-45

  • Date Palm Micropropagation via Somatic Embryogenesis

    Fki, L. (et al.)

    Pages 47-68

  • Date Palm Micropropagation via Organogenesis

    Abahmane, L.

    Pages 69-90

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-1318-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-1317-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-017-8059-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Date Palm Biotechnology
Editors
  • S.Mohan Jain
  • Jameel M. Al-Khayri
  • Dennis V Johnson
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-1318-5
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-1318-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-1317-8
Softcover ISBN
978-94-017-8059-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 743
Topics