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Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises

2nd Edition

Edited by Caula A. Beyl, Robert N. Trigiano

CRC Press

520 pages

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Includes a DVD Containing All Figures and Supplemental Images in PowerPointThis new edition of Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises presents a robust view of modern plant propagation practices such as vegetable grafting and micropropagation. Along with foundation knowledge in anatomy and plant physiology, the book takes a look into t

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction. Part II: Botanical basics. Part III: Plant propagation structures, media and containers. Part IV: Plant propagation diseases and the importance of sanitation. Part V: Evaluation of propagated plants. Part VI: Propagation by stem cuttings. Part VII: Propagation by leaf and root cuttings. Part VIII: Layering. Part IX: Grafting and budding. Part X: Micropropagation. Part XI: Seed production and propagation. Part XII: In conclusion: special topics. Index.

About the Editors

Caula A. Beyl is the dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Tennessee. She obtained a master's degree in horticulture and a PhD in the area of stress physiology from Purdue University. In more than 34 years as a researcher, teacher, and administrator, she has served as a principal investigator or co-investigator on 42 funded research projects in various areas of horticulture, stress physiology, and space biology. Dr. Beyl has been elected as a fellow in the American Society for Horticultural Science and also received the School of Agriculture Outstanding Researcher award at Alabama A&M University. In 2008, she received the Outstanding College of Agriculture Alumna award from Purdue University.

Robert N. Trigiano is a professor at the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee. He received a master's degree in biology from Pennsylvania State University and a PhD in botany and plant pathology from North Carolina State University at Raleigh. Dr. Trigiano is a member of the American Phytopathological Society and the American Society for Horticultural Science. He was elected Fellow of the American Society of Horticultural Science and has published more than 200 research papers, book chapters, patents, and popular press articles.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General