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Forest genomics and biotechnology.

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Description

This book with 12 chapters is divided into three parts, viz., genomics, genetic engineering, and commercialization. Part I (Chapters 1 to 5) is focused on describing genomic methods, their application to the characterization of woody perennials, and the results derived from these analyses. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the analytical approaches used to study the genomes of tree species, includ...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 159)

Approaches to genetically engineering flowering control in trees.

This chapter discusses approaches to flowering control in genetically engineered trees. The chapter covers the following topics: transgene confinement, engineering flowering control, excision systems, targeted mutagenesis and gene replacement, and prospects for flowering control.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Principles of genome sciences. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 35) Genomics of conifers. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 62) Genomics of hardwoods. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 87) Forest-tree population genomics. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 109) Quantitative genomics of forest-tree breeding. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 142) Principles of forest biotechnology. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 173) Engineering for bioenergy. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 195) Engineering tolerance to abiotic stresses. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 214) Engineering pest tolerance. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 237) Regulatory affairs. Author(s): Meilan, R. Kirst, M.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 250) Protecting intellectual property. Author(s): Meilan, R. Grant, K. Shier, V.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781780643502
  • Record Number
  • 20193506920