Woody Plant Biotechnology

This volume is based on a workshop on Woody Plant Biotechnology held at the Institute of Forest Genetics, USDA Forest Service, Placerville, California, USA, 15-19 October, 1989. This workshop was organized by the IUFRO (International Union of Forestry Research Organizations) Working Party S2.04-07 -...

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Other Authors: Ahuja, M.R. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1991, 1991
Edition:1st ed. 1991
Series:NATO Science Series A:, Life Sciences
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Adventitious Bud Production from Mature Picea abies: Rejuvenation Associated with Female Strobili Formation
  • Eucalypt Juvenility
  • Somatic Embryogenesis
  • Variation in Somatic Polyembryogenesis: Induction of Adventitious Embryonal-Suspensor Masses on Developing Douglas-Fir Embryos
  • Necking in Embryonal Tube Cells and its Implications for Morphogenic Protoplasts and Conifer Tree Improvement
  • Comparison of Larch Embryogeny In Vivo and In Vitro
  • Application of Somatic Embryogenesis to Clonal Propagation of Interior Spruce
  • Effect of Explant and Media on Initiation, Maintenance, and Maturation of Somatic Embryos in Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco (Douglas-Fir)
  • Maturation of Yellow-Poplar Somatic Embryos
  • Somatic Embryogenesis in Tissue Cultures of Euterpe edulis Mart. (Palmae)
  • Genetic and Morphogenic Stability of Plantlets Regenerated from Somatic Embryos of Norway Spruce (Picea abies)
  • Influence of Subculturing Period and Different Culture Media on Cold Storage Maintenance of Populus alba x P. grandidentata Plantlets
  • The Problem of Biotechnological Constipation
  • Poster Presentations
  • Plant Regeneration of Hybrid Poplars Using Nodule Culture System
  • Positional and Rejuvenation Effects on Micropropagation of Mature Fagus sylvatica L.
  • Establishment of Shoot Culture System for Larix decidua
  • Protoplast Culture from Fagus, Ulmus and Abies
  • Stump Sprouts: A Valuable Source for Clonal Propagation and Germplasm Preservation of Adult Sessile Oak
  • Recovery of Juvenile Characteristics through In Vitro Propagation of Mature Fast-Growing Birch Hybrids
  • Somatic Embryogenesis in Larix deciduas
  • Response of Abies albaEmbryonal-Suspensor Mass to Various Carbohydrate Treatments
  • Somatic Embryogenesis in Aesculus hippocastanum and Quercus petraea from Old Trees (10 to 140 years)
  • Androgenesis in Quercus petraea, Fagus sylvatica and Aesculus hippocastanum
  • Somatic Embryogenesis and Organogenesis of Embryogenic Explants of Abies alba and Acer pseudoplatanus
  • Gene Transfer and Expression
  • Genetic Transformation of Trees via Direct Gene Transfer
  • Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Apple (Malus pumila Mill.)
  • Transfer of Foreign Genes into Yellow-Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
  • Evidence of Agrobacterium-Mediated Genetic Transformation in Larix decidua
  • Regeneration and Transformation Experiments in Apple
  • Producing Herbicide Tolerant Populus Using Genetic Transformation Mediated by Agrobacterium Tumefaciens C58: A Summary of Recent Research
  • Wound-Responsive Gene Expression in Poplars
  • A Transient Assay for Heterologous Promoter Activity in Picea glauca
  • Insertion of the Maize Transposable Element AG into Poplar
  • Approaches to Studying DNA Elements Associated with Light-Regulated Gene Expression in Conifers
  • Germplasm Preservation
  • Application of Biotechnology to Preservation of Forest Tree Germplasm
  • Woody Plant Biotechnology: Perspectives and Limitations
  • Control of Regeneration and Clonal Fidelity
  • In Vitro Propagation of Conifers: Fidelity of the Clonal Offspring
  • The Transition between Shoot Regeneration Competence and Callus Determination in Internodal Stem Expiants of Populus deltoides
  • Micropropagation of Silver Birch (Betula pendula Roth) and Clonal Fidelity of Mass Propagated Birch Plants
  • In Vitro Studies with White Ash (Fraxinus americana) Nodules
  • Optimizing Potential for Adventitious Shoot Organogenesis in Hybrid Populus Explants In Vitro with Wound Treatment and Micro-Cross Sections
  • Somaclonal Variation in Populus Hybrids Regenerated from Protoplast Culture
  • In Vitro Disease Resistance for Expression of Somaclonal Variation in Larix
  • Juvenility, Maturation and Rejuvenation
  • Gene Expression during Growth and Maturation
  • Cellular, Biochemical, and Molecular Analysis of Maturation Related Characteristics in Hedera helix
  • Cryopreservation of Haploid Embryos of Quercus petraea, Fagus sylvatica and Somatic Embryos of Aesculus hippocastanum
  • Transformation of Populus — From System Development to Field Plantings
  • Transient Expression of B-Glucuronidase and Luciferase in Electroporated Conifer Protoplasts
  • CAB Expression in Douglas-Fir Demonstrates Weak Light Regulation
  • Paternal Inheritance of Organelle DNA in Conifers
  • RFLP Mapping of Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda L.) Genome
  • Participants