656 Pages 32 Color & 22 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, L) is an anadromous species contributing to major fishery catches and comprising a significant part of the aquaculturally produced fish for human consumption. The aim of this book is to incite the interest in the field of knowledge gathered from a broad scope of disciplines that have investigated this fish species. Undeniably, increasing fishery pressure on wild fish stocks throughout the world oceans has prompted the need for sustainable aquacultural production for increasing human demands.

    Biology and Biotechnology
    Biotechnology of Trees: Chestnut, C. D. Nelson, W.A. Powell, S.A. Merkle, J.E. Carlson, F.V. Hebard, N. Islam-Faridi, M.E. Staton, and L. Georgi
    In Vitro Culture: A Tool for Phytoremediation Purposes, Maurizio Capuana
    Wood Formation in Trees, Mauriat Mélanie, Le Provost Grégoire, Rozenberg Philippe, Delzon Sylvain, Bréda Nathalie,Clair Bruno, Coutand Catherine, Domec Jean-Christophe, Fourcaud Thierry, Grima-PettenatiJacqueline, Herrera Raul, Leplé Jean-Charles, Richet Nicolas, Trontin Jean-François, and Plomion Christophe
    COST Action FP0905: Biosafety of Forest Transgenic Trees, Cristina Vettori, Gilles Pilate, Hely Häggman, Fernando Gallardo, Lucia Ionita, Marja Ruohonen-Lehto, Boet Glandorf, Antoine Harfouche, Stefano Biricolti, Donatella Paffetti, Vassiliki Kazana, Mirjana Sijacic-Nikolic, Lambros Tsourgiannis, Fabio Migliacci, Francesca Donnarumma, Klaus Minol, and Matthias Fladung
    Biology and Biotechnology of Gum Yielding Indian trees, Jaya Arora and K.G. Ramawat
    An Overview on Haploid Production in Trees, Vijay Kumar Mishra and Rakhi Chaturvedi
    Tree Biotechnology with special reference to species of Fragile Ecosystems and Arid Environments, N.S. Shekhawat, M.K. Rai, M. Phulwaria, J.S. Rathore, A.K. Gupta, M. Purohit, A.K. Patel, V. Kataria and Smita Shekhawat
    Pinus Biotechnology: Progress and Prospects, Hiranjit Choudhury, Suman Kumaria, and Pramod Tandon

    Micropropagation and Clonal Fidelity
    Plant Production in Japanese Pines via Somatic Embryogenesis, Tsuyoshi E. Maruyama and Yoshihisa Hosoi
    Clonal Propagation via Somatic Embryogenesis in Quercus spp., E. Corredoira, M. Toribio and A.M. Vieitez
    Nuclear and organelle DNA fingerprints as the most useful markers to evaluate genetic integrity of micropropagated plants, Vijay Rani Rajpal, Sarita Sharma, Rachhaya M. Devarumath, Manju Chaudhary, Avinash Kumar, Neeraj Khare, and S.N. Raina

    Genetic Transformation and Transgenics
    Regulation of Transgene Expression and Containment in forest Trees, M. R. Ahuja
    State and Perspectives of Genetically Modified Trees in some Western Balkan Countries, Nonić M., J. Nedeljković, U. Radojević, C. Vettori and M. Šijačić-Nikolić
    Genetic Transformation of Eucalyptus– Challenges and Future Prospects, Raj Deepika Chauhan, Adri Veale,Ma Cathleen, Steven H. Strauss, Alexander A. Myburg
    Biotechnological Approaches for Improvement and Conservation of Prunus Species, Eun Ju Cheong
    Prospects of using a modified Ac/Ds transposon system from maize for activation tagging in the tree species Populus, Matthias Fladung

    Genetics and Genomics
    Tree breeding: classical to modern, P. M. Priyadarshan
    Genomics of Trees, Filippos A. (Phil) Aravanopoulos
    DNA Markers in Tree Improvement of Tropical Plantation Species, Modhumita Ghosh Dasgupta and R. Yasodha
    Functional Genomics in Fruit Trees, Giorgio Gambino, Chiara Pagliarani, and Ivana Gribaudo


    Ramawat, Kishan Gopal; Mérillon, Jean-Michel; Ahuja, M. R.