Advances in Haploid Production in Higher Plants by M. Wędzony, B. P. Forster, I. Żur (auth.), Dr. Alisher

By M. Wędzony, B. P. Forster, I. Żur (auth.), Dr. Alisher Touraev, Dr. Brain P. Forster, Dr. S. Mohan Jain (eds.)

The discovery of haploid Datura crops in 1964 initiated nice pleasure in plant breeding and genetics groups. fresh years have witnessed a resurgence of actions specially in constructing protocols, making a choice on genes and mechanisms and massive scale advertisement take up.

The identity of controlling genes has pushed practical genomic reviews which now dovetail with reports in gene expression, metabolism and alterations in mobilephone ultra-structure. around the world take in via plant breeders has been no much less remarkable, and important haploid applied sciences are more and more patent secure. the serious task in haploid examine has additionally led to unforeseen findings with novel applications.

The middle of this ebook is predicated at the overseas symposium on "Haploidy in greater vegetation III", (Vienna 2006), which attracted best foreign specialists within the box. different invited contributions were integrated to supply a rounded view of actions. The ebook covers themes in: old Overviews; easy Biology; Genetics; Biotechnology; Breeding and Novel functions. It as a result will entice undergraduate students,researchers and small and massive scale advertisement biotechnology companies.

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Embryos. Plant Sci 167:569–574 Guha S, Maheshwari SC (1964) In vitro production of embryos from anthers of Datura. Nature 204:497 Guha S, Maheshwari SC (1966) Cell division and differentiation of embryos in the pollen grains of Datura in vitro. ). Plant Cell Reprod 19:151–159 Gustafson VD, Baeziger SP, Wright MS, Stroup WW, Yen Y (1995) Isolated wheat microspore culture. Plant Cell Tiss Org Cult 42:207–213 Hansen M (2000) ABA treatment and desiccation of microspore-derived embryos of cabbage (Brassica oleracea ssp.

2001) and sugar beet (Lux et al. 1990; Gurel et al. 2000) and heat treatment promoted embryogenesis in cucumbers (Gemes-Juhasz et al. 2002). Despite the cited examples of a positive influence of cold or heat treatment, the opposite has also been reported, for instance in rice (Zhou et al. 1986), in addition no apparent stress treatment has been used in the majority of other protocols. In vitro culture itself, or common media constituents, can also be seen as a stress factor. The requirement for macro and micro elements in the basal induction medium is interesting, and again in contrast with androgenesis.

Plant Cell Tiss Org Cult 42:207–213 Hansen M (2000) ABA treatment and desiccation of microspore-derived embryos of cabbage (Brassica oleracea ssp. ) improves plant development. J Plant Physiol 156:164–167 Hansen M (2003) Protocol for microspore culture in Brassica. In: Maluszynski M, Kasha KJ, Forster BP, Szarejko I (eds) Doubled Haploid Production in Crop Plants – A Manual. Kluwer, Dordrecht/Boston/London, pp 217–222 Hansen M, Svinset K (1993) Microspore culture of swede (Brassica napus ssp. rapifera) and the effects of fresh and conditioned media.

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