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1st Edition

Chromosome Botany





ISBN 9781578081837
Published January 6, 2002 by CRC Press
174 Pages

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Book Description

The book covers both the basics of plant chromosomes as well as advances such as molecular characteristics, to give the reader an understanding of the chromosome as vehicle of hereditary transmission. It is meant for all levels of students in genetics, evolution, and biodiversity.

Table of Contents

Chromosome structure and components
Chromosomes and cell division
Karyotype concept
Chromosomal changes and biodiversity
Characteristics of chromosome in different plant groups
Chromosomes behavior in differentiation
Nuclear DNA and plant evolution
Sex chromosome differentiation
Identification of chromosome segments
External agents in the induction of gene and chromosome alterations
Appendix

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