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Forty chapters deal with various aspects of tissue culture, in vitro manipulation, and other biotechnological approaches to the improvement of maize.
They are arranged in eight sections: - In Vitro Technology, Callus Cultures and Regeneration of Plants, Somatic Embryogenesis. - Wide Hybridization, Embryo, Ovule, and Inflorescence Culture, in Vitro Fertilization. - Production of Haploids and Double Haploids, Anther and Pollen Culture. - Protoplast Culture, Genetic Transformation. - Somaclonal Variation and Mutations. - Molecular Biology and Physiological Studies. - Proteins and Nutritional Improvement. Pollen Storage, Cryopreservation of Germplasm.

Table of contents (40 chapters)

Table of contents (40 chapters)
  • Biotechnology in Maize Improvement

    Pages 3-23

    Bajaj, Y. P. S.

  • Establishment of Callus Cultures and Regeneration of Maize Plants

    Pages 24-36

    Dolgykh, Yu. I.

  • Maize Propagation and Breeding Through the Culture of Reproductive Organs

    Pages 37-49

    Hisajima, S.

  • Ultrastructural Studies on Callus Development and Somatic Embryogenesis in Zea mays L

    Pages 50-65

    Fransz, P. F. (et al.)

  • Maize × Tripsacum Hybridization and the Potential for Apomixis Transfer for Maize Improvement

    Pages 69-83

    Savidan, Y. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Maize
Authors
Series Title
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry
Series Volume
25
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-57968-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-57968-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-56392-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-63419-2
Series ISSN
0934-943X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 632
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