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By R. J. Rose, F. R. Mantiri, S. Kurdyukov, S-K. Chen, X-D. Wang, K. E. Nolan (auth.), Eng Chong Pua, Michael R. Davey (eds.)

Understanding the mechanisms wherein plant improvement is regulated is important for crop development utilizing genetic engineering. This paintings, comprising volumes, experiences fresh advances in plant developmental biology and explores the potential of their useful purposes from biotechnological perspectives.

Volume 1 offers with the plant version and its lifestyles cycle. subject matters contain the formation of shoots, roots, flora and gametes, pollen germination, fertilization, fruit improvement and ripening, seed improvement, dormancy and germination, apomixis, male sterility and self-incompatibility.

Volume 2 makes a speciality of development-related components, together with tissue tradition (somatic embryogenesis, microspore embryogenesis, somaclonal variation), plant techniques (photosynthesis, seed maturation and seed proteins, fatty acids, supplements, alkaloids, flower pigments and scent), signalling (amino compound-containing lipids, auxins, cytokinins and light), and molecular genetics of developmental rules (RNA silencing, DNA methylation, epigenetics, activation tagging, homologous recombination and artificial promoter engineering).

This paintings is a key reference for plant breeders, researchers and graduate scholars within the fields of plant biotechnology, agronomy, horticulture, genetics and useful genomics, and mobile and molecular biology.

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