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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus</i> spp. cherry.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of cherry.

Author(s)
Pijut, P. M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus dulcis</i> syn. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus amygdalus</i> almond.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, transcriptomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of almond.

Author(s)
Barros, P. M.; Martínez-Gómez, P.; Kodad, O.; Farinha, A. P.; Oliveira, M. M.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pyrus</i> spp. pear and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cydonia</i> spp. quince.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, genomics, genetic mapping, pest and disease resistance, fruit quality, micropropagation, micrografting, in vitro conservation, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and genetic transformation of pear and ...

Author(s)
Chevreau, E.; Evans, K.; Chagné, D.; Montanari, S.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rubus</i> spp. cane fruit.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of cane fruit.

Author(s)
Graham, J.; Jennings, N.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Citrus.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of Citrus.

Author(s)
Febres, V.; Peña, L.; Folimonova, S. Y.; Moore, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
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, 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vitis</i> spp. grape.

This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, gene cloning, genomics, micropropagation, micrografting, somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation, somatic hybridization, genetic transformation and cryopreservation of grape.

Author(s)
Dhekney, S. A.; Basford, A. T.; Chhatre, V. E.; Rosenberg, M. B.; Claflin, C.; Sessions, S. K.; Li, Z. J.; Gray, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648279)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology.

The application of biotechnology to plant breeding includes the development of tools and knowledge to increase accuracy and efficiency for pre-breeding and selection for crop improvement that have multiple advantages over traditional technologies. This chapter provides information on the in vitro...

Author(s)
Kanchana-udomkan, C.; Nantawan, U.; Drew, R.; Ford, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Novel breeding approaches for developing climate-resilient rice.

This chapter focuses on breeding methods for developing climate-resilient rice. Stress response and tolerance (such as salinity, drought, flooding, heat, and cold stress), conventional and mutation breeding, genomics, QTL mapping, genome-wide association, marker-assisted selection, genomic...

Author(s)
Sandeep Chapagain; Lovepreet Singh; Subudhi, P. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetically modified organisms and invasive species.

This chapter examines the background and conceptual foundation that links genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and invasive species and aims to clarify their role in risk management from a phytosanitary standpoint.

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter

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