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Author: Y P S Bajaj
Publisher: Berlin : Springer, ©1990.
Series: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wheat, which is the second most important cereal crop in the world, is being grown in a wide range of climates over an area of about 228 945 thou sand ha with a production of about 535 842 MT in the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Y P S Bajaj
ISBN: 0387518096 9780387518091 3540518096 9783540518099
OCLC Number: 800307980
Description: XXIII, 687 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Section I In Vitro Technology, Establishment of Cultures, Somatic Embryogenesis, and Micropropagation.- I. 1 Biotechnology in Wheat Breeding.- I. 2 Factors Affecting the Establishment of Callus Cultures in Wheat.- I. 3 Somatic Embryogenesis in Wheat.- I. 4 Factors Affecting Somatic Embryogenesis in Wheat.- I. 5 Improvement of Somatic Embryogenesis in Wheat by Segmentation of Cultured Embryos.- I. 6 Clonal Propagation of Wheat.- Section II Wide Hybridization: Embryo, Ovule and Panicle Culture.- II. 1 Wide Hybridization - Potential of Alien Genetic Transfers for Triticum aestivum Improvement.- II. 2 Incorporation of Barley Chromosomes into Wheat.- II. 3 Triticum x Aegilops Hybrids Through Embryo Culture.- II. 4 Wheat x Thinopyrum Hybrids.- II. 5 Production of Triticale (Triticum x Secale) Through Embryo Culture.- II. 6 Triticale x Wheat Hybrids.- II. 7 Embryo Culture of Wheat - Regenerative Tissue Culture System.- II. 8 In Vitro Culture of Wheat Ovules.- II. 9 Growth of Wheat Ears in Liquid Culture.- Section III In Vitro Production of Haploids and Release of Varieties.- III. 1 Wheat Anther Culture: Agronomic Performance of Doubled Haploid Lines and the Release of a New Variety "Florin".- III. 2 Anther Culture 28 - A New Disease-Resistant and High-Yielding Variety of Winter Wheat.- III. 3 In Vitro Production of Haploids in Triticum spelta.- III. 4 In Vitro Production of Haploids in Triticale.- III. 5 Wheat Anther Culture: Effect of Temperature.- III. 6 Wheat Anther Culture Using Liquid Media.- III. 7 A Direct-Generation System for Wheat Haploid Production.- III. 8 Culture of Isolated Pollen of Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).- III. 9 Wheat Haploids Through the Bulbosum Technique.- III. 10 Wheat Haploids Through the Salmon Method.- Section IV Somaclonal and Gametoclonal Variation, and Mutation.- IV. 1 Chromosome Instability in Bread Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Cell Suspensions and Their Dividing Protoplasts.- IV. 2 Somaclonal Variation in Durum Wheat (Triticum durum Desf.).- IV. 3 Somaclonal Variation in Triticale.- IV. 4 Genetics of Gliadin Proteins and the Problems of Interpreting Results Obtained with Somaclonal Variation in Wheat.- IV. 5 Gametic Analysis and Gametoclonal Variation in Triticeae.- IV. 6 Mutations in Wheat - Future Possibilities.- IV. 7 Streptomycin Resistance of Common Wheat at Plant and Cellular Level.- Section V Nutritional Improvement.- V. 1 High Protein Wheat.- V. 2 Biotechnology in Nutritional Improvement of Wheat.- Section VI Protoplasts, Transient Gene Expression, and Cryopreservation.- VI. 1 Ion Channels in Wheat Protoplasts: Patch-Clamp Application to the Study of Transport.- VI. 2 Transient Gene Expression in Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Protoplasts.- VI. 3 Cryopreservation of Germplasm of Wheat.
Series Title: Biotechnology in agriculture and forestry, 13.
Responsibility: edited Y.P.S. Bajaj.
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