Tissue culture techniques: laboratory organization, media preparation, preparation of cultures. Cell and tissue culture in forestry industry: production cycle, genetic resources, propagations systems, cells for commercial purposes. In vitro propagation of gymnosperms: morphogenesis in cultures of organs and organ sections, regeneration from explants from mature plants - rejuvenation, establishment of propagules in soil. Vegetative propagation of dicotyledonous trees: use of conventional methods of vegetative propagation in production forestry, vegetative propagation via tissue and organ cultures, economic considerations, problems encountered in propagation of trees using tissue culture techniques. Vegetatitive propagation of Eucalyptus. Vegetative propagation of palm trees: coconut, oil pal, ornamental palms; solving problems with tissue culture - current status of research. Phytopathology and tissue culture alliances: pathogen classifications. Action of growth regulators: auxins, cytokinins, gibbeellins. Nitrogen metabolism and vegetative propagation of forest trees: importance of nitrogen metabolism, nitrogen metabolism in growth and development. Carbohydrate utilization and metabolism: nutrtional aspects, uptake, metabolism, osmotic role. The use of in vitro techniques for genetic modification of forest trees: somatic hybridization, genetic transformation. Vegetative propagation in relation to juvenility, maturity, and rejuvenation: juvenility-maturity, significance for propagation by tissue culture.Tissue culture techniques: laboratory organization, media preparation, preparation of cultures. Cell and tissue culture in forestry industry: production cycle, genetic resources, propagations systems, cells for commercial purposes.
|Title||:||Tissue Culture in Forestry|
|Author||:||J.M. Bonga, Dom Durzan|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 1982-06-30|