Plant development and biotechnology [electronic resource] /
edited by Robert N. Trigiano, Dennis J. Gray.
- Boca Raton, Fl. : CRC Press, c2005.
- 1 online resource (358 p.) : ill.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
sec. 1. Introduction: Introduction / Dennis J. Gray and Robert N. Trigiano -- sec. 2. History of plant tissue culture: History of plant tissue and cell culture / James D. Caponetti, Dennis J. Gray, and Robert N. Trigiano -- sec. 3. Supporting methodologies: Getting started with tissue culture : media preparation, sterile technique, and laboratory equipment / Caula A. Beyl ; Histological techniques / Robert N. Trigiano ... [et al.] ; Photographic methods for plant sell and tissue culture / Dennis J. Gray ; Elements of in vitro research / Michael E. Compton ; A brief introduction to plant anatomy / Robert N. Trigiano and Dennis J. Gray ; Plant growth regulators in plant tissue culture and development / Victor P. Gaba ; Software and databases as tool for analyzing nucleic acid and protein sequences / Zhijian T. Li ; Molecular approaches to the study of plant development / Albrecht G. von Arnim -- sec. 4. Propagation and development concepts: Michael E. Kane ; Propagation from nonmeristematic tissues : organogenesis / Otto J. Schwarz, Anjuna R. Sharma, and Robert M. Beaty -- Molecular aspects of in vitro shoot organogenesis / Shibo Zhang and Peggy G. Lemaux ; Propagation from nonmeristematic tissues : nonzygotic embryogenesis / Dennis J. Gray ; Some developmental and molecular aspects of somatic embryogenesis (nonzygotic embryogenesis) / Andreas Mordhorst, Erika Charbit, and Sacco C. de Vries -- sec. 5. Crop improvement techniques: Use of protoplasts for plant improvement / Richard E. Veilleux, Michael E. Compton, and James A. Saunders ; Haploid cultures / Sandra M. Reed ; Embryo rescue / Sandra M. Reed ; Genertic engineering technologies / Zhijiang T. Li and Dennis J. Gray ; Genetically modified plant controversies : sensational headlines versus sensible research / Harry A. Richards ... [et al.] ; Construction and use of a simple gene gun for particle bombardment / Dennis J. Gray ... [et al.] ; A simple illumination system for visualizing green fluorescent protein / Dennis J. Gray, Subramanian Jayasankar, and Zhijian T. Li ; Germplasm preservation / Leigh E. Towill ; Valuable secondary products from in vitro culture / Mary Ann Lila -- sec. 6. Special topics: In vitro plant pathology / Subramanian Jayasankar and Dennis J. Gray ; Variation in tissue culture / Subramanian Jayasankar ; Commercial laboratory production / Gayle R.L. Suttle ; Indexing for plant pathogens / Alan C. Cassells and Barbara M. Doyle ; Entrepreneurship for biotechnology ventures : from bench to bag / David W. Altman.