ISBN 9788123908199,In Vitro Plant Breeding

In Vitro Plant Breeding


Acram Taji






Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788123908199

ISBN-10 8123908199

Hard Back

Number of Pages 167 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

In Vitro Plant Breeding delivers indepth information and the latest research on the vital concepts and techniques of in vitro breeding including: applications of plant tissue culturemorphogenesis and organogenesis micropropagation producing haploid plants in vitro in vitro pollination and fertilization problems of embryo culture somatic hybridization protoplast technology selection of desirable traits cryopreservation and plant breeding micrografting.

About the Author
Acram Taji Ph.D. teaches crop physiology horticultural science and plant biotechnology to undergraduate and graduate students at the School of Rural Science and Natural Resources at the University of New England in Australia. Professor Taji is the recipient of various awards for excellence in teaching and research including the inaugural Australian Award for University Teaching in 1997 the Australian Society for Plant Physiologists Prize in 1998 and the highest Japanese Government Senior Research Fellowship for Foreign Specialists in 1997-1998. Prakash P. Kumar Ph.D. has taught at the National University of Singapore for the past ten years while supervising various research projects. He teaches plant physiology plant developmental biology molecular aspects of plant tissue culture molecular biology of plant stress and plant tissue culture and morphogenesis. He is the editor of two international journals Plant Cell Reports and Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture. Prakash Lakshmanan Ph.D. is a research scientist (biotechnology) at David North Plant Research Centre in the Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations in Australia. He taught plant physiology and molecular genetics at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda for two years. In 1989 he joined a commercial plant biotechnology company in Singapore as a research scientist and in 1991 he moved to the National University of Singapore. During 1998 he was a senior visiting research scientist in the biotechnology laboratory at the University of New England in Australia.