Biotechnology in Tall Fescue Improvement

1st Edition

Michael J. Kasperbauer

CRC Press
Published December 12, 2017
Reference - 205 Pages
ISBN 9781315891217 - CAT# K347500


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This one-of-a-kind publication focuses on the improvement of the feed value of tall fescue and further extension of its adaptability under various environmental stresses. This fascinating work comprehensively explains cell and tissue culture methods which are used to establish somatic cell cultures, select among cells, and regenerate plants with the genetic characteristics of the selected cells. This up-to-date volume includes information on cultural haploid plants from immature pollen grains. It also evaluates the plants under various environmental stresses to identify genotypes with superior characteristics. This book also features research data on somatic tissue culture methods and doubled haploids. Biotechnology in Tall Fescue Improvement is an indispensable resource and useful text for all those involved with agronomy, plant physiology, horticultural science, crop science, and botany.

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