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Cover for Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops.

This book is a comprehensive reference work on the current status of biotechnology of the major temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit and nut crop species of the world, including Actinidia spp., Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica, Pistacia vera, Annona spp., Cocos nucifera, Elaeis...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops.

This book covers the biotechnology of all the major perennial fruit and nut species, including Actinidia spp., Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica, Pistacia vera, Annona spp., Cocos nucifera, Elaeis guineensis, Phoenix dactylifera, Ananas comosus, Carica papaya, Garcinia mangostana, Diospyros...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Pliego-Alfaro, F.; Ignacio Hormaza, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book
Abstract

Genetic transformation provides the means for modifying single horticultural traits in perennial plant cultivars without altering their phenotype. This capability is particularly valuable for perennial plants and tree species in which development of new cultivars is often hampered by their long...

Author(s)
Gómez-Lim, M. A.; Litz, R. E.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant, 2004, 40, 5, pp 442-449
Abstract

A review and discussion with reference to 33 species belonging to 19 genera and 13 families, including bananas, mangoes, coconut palms, oil palms, pineapples, pawpaws, avocados, and several citrus fruits.

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Moore, G. A.; Srinivasan, C.
Citation
Horticultural Reviews, 1985, 7, pp 157-200
Abstract

The entire kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) industry is dependent on a single cultivar, Hayward, and the genetic diversity of the species has not been fully exploited. Advances in organogenesis, somatic embryogenesis, endosperm culture, haploidy, protoplasts, molecular markers and transformation...

Author(s)
Jordán, M.; Botti, C.
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Biotechnology of perennial fruit crops., 1992, pp 513-531
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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">Ficus carica</i> fig, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Artocarpus</i> spp. jackfruit and breadfruit and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Morus</i> spp. mulberry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and cryopreservation of fig, jackfruit and breadfruit, and mulberries.

Author(s)
Bapat, V. A.; Minal Mhatre
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

With the notable exception of papaya, there have been relatively few successes involving the application of biotechnology to other tropical and subtropical fruits. There are several reasons for this. Papaya, because of its short generation cycle, has a long history of conventional breeding, and so...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2002, No.575(Vol. 1), pp 35-46
CABI Book Chapter Info
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, micropropagation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and cryopreservation of longan and litchi.

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.; Raharjo, S.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851996622)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psidium guajava</i> guava.

This chapter focuses on the origin, geographical distribution, morphological and phenological characteristics, cultivation history, breeding, vegetative propagation methods and molecular genetics and genomics of guavas (Psidium guajava). The importance of developing various genetic manipulation...

Author(s)
Rai, M. K.; Uma Jaiswal
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter

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