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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Passiflora</i> spp. Passionfruit.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, somatic embryogenesis, somatic hybridization, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of passion fruits.

Author(s)
Rocha, D. I.; Batista, D. S.; Faleiro, F. G.; Rogalski, M.; Ribeiro, L. M.; Mercadante-Simões, M. O.; Yockteng, R.; Silva, M. L. da; Soares, W. S.; Pinheiro, M. V. M.; Pacheco, T. G.; Lopes, A. de S.; Viccini, L. F.; Otoni, W. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fragaria</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ananassa</i> strawberry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, functional genomics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of strawberry.

Author(s)
Ric-Varas, P.; Palomo-Ríos, E.; Matas, A. J.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.; Mercado, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Malus</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">domestica</i> apple.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, functional genomics, gene cloning, gene mapping, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation, and cryopreservation of...

Author(s)
Hanke, M. V.; Flachowsky, H.; Peil, A.; Emeriewen, O. F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus</i> spp. cherry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of cherry.

Author(s)
Pijut, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Citrus.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of Citrus.

Author(s)
Febres, V.; Peña, L.; Folimonova, S. Y.; Moore, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dimocarpus longan</i> longan and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Litchi chinensis</i> litchi.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation, somatic hybridization and cryopreservation of longan and lychee.

Author(s)
Padilla, G.; Raharjo, S. H. T.; Litz, R. E.; Hormaza, J. I.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vitis</i> spp. grape.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of grape.

Author(s)
Dhekney, S. A.; Basford, A. T.; Chhatre, V. E.; Rosenberg, M. B.; Claflin, C.; Sessions, S. K.; Li, Z. J.; Gray, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fundamentals of plant biotechnology.

This chapter presents the importance of biotechnology in plant breeding, discussing breeding and mutagenesis, polyploidization, somatic hybridization, transgenesis or genetic modification, and molecular marker technology. The importance of genetically modified organism technology to plant breeding...

Author(s)
Loose, M. de; Depicker, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora</i> species hybrids: a novel threat to crops and natural ecosystems.

There are now more than 100 species in the genus Phytophthora. Due to their rarity, atypical morphology or, conversely, morphology resembling an existing species, interspecific Phytophthora hybrids are difficult to detect. The artificially created hybrids through sexual crosses (P. mirabilis and P. ...

Author(s)
Érsek, T.; Man in 't Veld, W. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Citrus breeding: introduction and objectives.

This chapter presents an overview on the consolidation of the current status of science and technology relevant to citrus breeding. The major topics covered in the book include: origin and taxonomy; germplasm resources and shoot-tip grafting; cytogenetics; somaclonal variation; somatic...

Author(s)
Khan, I. A.; Kender, W. J.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851990194)
Type
Book chapter

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