Plant cell culture is an essential methodology in plant sciences, with numerous variant techniques depending on the cell type and organism. Plant Cell Culture provides the reader with a concise overview of these techniques, including basic plant biology for cell culture, basic sterile technique and media preparation, specific techniques for various plant cell and tissue types including applications, tissue culture in agriculture, horticulture and forestry and culture for genetic engineering and biotechnology. This book will be an essential addition to any plant science laboratory's bookshelf.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction to Plant Cell and Tissue Culture 2. Basic Plant Biology for Cell Culture 3. Tissue Culture in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry 4. Tissue Culture in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 5. Culture Facilities, Sterile Technique and Media Preparation 6. Callus Cultures 7. Cell Suspension Cultures 8. Protoplast Culture 9. Haploid Cultures 10. Organ and Embryo Culture 11. Regeneration of Plants and Micropropagation 12. Somaclonal Variation 13. Bacterial Culture in the Plant Cell Culture Laboratory 14. Industrial Uses of Plant Cell Culture 15. Prospects and Future Challenges