1st Edition

Crop Improvement Utilizing Biotechnology

By Rup Lal Copyright 1989

    This book discusses; somaclonal variation in crop improvement, the role of tissue culture in rapid clonal propagation and production of pathogen-free plant, protoplasts in crop improvement, cell selection and long-term high-frequency regeneration of cereals and legumes, agrobacteria-mediated gene transformation and vectors for gene cloning in plants, and plant frost injury and its management.

    1. Somaclonal Variation in Crop Improvement 2. Role of Tissue Culture in Rapid Clonal Propagation and Production of Pathogen-Free Plant 3. Protoplasts in Crop Improvement 4. Cell Selection and Long-Term High-Frequency Regeneration of Cereals and Legumes 5. Agrobacteria-Mediated Gene Transformation and Vectors for Gene Cloning in Clants 6. Plant rost Injury and its Management