Plant Mutation Breeding and Biotechnology

Plant Mutation Breeding and Biotechnology

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This comprehensive book covers the underlying scientific principles, state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies of plant mutagenesis. It covers historical development and commonly used terminologies, chemical and physical mutagenesis, mutation induction, mutation breeding and mutations in functional genomics research. Suitable both as a manual for professionals and a resource for students in plant breeding and research, the book includes exemplary cases of practical applications and an appendix of recommended doses of gamma and fast neutron irradiation for almost 200 plant species. It isThe overall gel picture commonly shows a circular head corresponding to the undamaged DNA and a tail of damaged DNA. ... The TUNEL test (terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase dUTP nick end labelling) is a method for detecting DNA fragmentation by labelling ... At non-lethal doses, changes in cellular function can occur, including delays in certain phases of the mitotic cycle, disrupted cell growth, anbsp;...

Title:Plant Mutation Breeding and Biotechnology
Author:Q. Y. Shu
Publisher:CABI - 2012


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