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Title: Micropropagation, genetic engineering, and molecular biology of Populus

Author: Klopfenstein, N. B.; Chun, Y. W.; Kim, M. -S.; Ahuja, M. A.; Dillon, M. C.; Carman, R. C.; Eskew, L. G.

Date: 1997

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-297. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 326 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Thirty-four Populus biotechnology chapters, written by 85 authors, are comprised in 5 sections: 1) in vitro culture (micropropagation, somatic embryogenesis, protoplasts, somaclonal variation, and germplasm preservation); 2) transformation and foreign gene expression; 3) molecular biology (molecular/genetic characterization); 4) biotic and abiotic resistance (disease, insect, and pollution); and 5) biotechnological applications (wood properties, flowering, phytoremediation, breeding, commercialization, economics, and bioethics).

Keywords: plant transformation, gene expression, tree biotechnology, molecular genetics, bioethics, plant tissue culture

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Klopfenstein, N. B.; Chun, Y. W.; Kim, M. -S.; Ahuja, M. A., eds.; Dillon, M. C.; Carman, R. C.; Eskew, L. G., tech. eds. 1997. Micropropagation, genetic engineering, and molecular biology of Populus. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-GTR-297. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 326 p.

 


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