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Plant Biotechnology

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This book is designed to meet the needs of B. Sc. Biotech students studying for the very first time in their curriculum. Thus complexity of the matter has been avoided with a view that complete course content has to be completed by the student in limited time period. Every precaution has been taken for accuracy and clarity of the subject matter. We hope that this book will be successful in its objectives and will receive appreciation from students and teachers alike. The subject matter has been presented in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner which is easy to understand and also develops writing ability for students to score good marks in upcoming examination.

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Introduction to in vitro methods: Terms and definitions, use of growth regulators, beginning of in vitro cultures in India, ovary and ovule culture in vitro pollination and fertilization, embryo culture, embryo rescue after wide hybridization and its applications, endosperm culture and production of triploids.

Introduction to the process of embryogenesis and organogenesis and their practical applications: Clonal multiplication of elite species (micropropagation), maxillary bud, shoot-tip and meristem culture, haploid production and their applications, somaclonal variations and applications (treasure your applications), practical applications of tissue and organ culture (summarizing the practical application of all the above mentioned technique) single cell suspension, culture and their applications in selection of variants mutants with and without treatment (of haploid culture preferably).

Introduction to Protoplast isolation: principle and application, testing of viability of isolated protoplasts, various steps in the regeneration of protoplasts. Somatic hybridization-an introduction, various methods for fusing protoplasts, chemical and electrical, use of markers for selection of hybrid cells, practical applications of somatic hybridization (hybrid vs. cybrids).

Use of plant cell, protoplast and tissue culture of genetic manipulation of plant: introduction to A. tumefaciens, tumor formation on plants using A. tumefaciens (monocots vs. dicots), rot formation using A. rhizogenes, practical application of genetic transformation.

Transgenic plant for the production of human therapeutics, edible vaccines, herbicides, insect resistance, production of secondary metabolites, biotransformation, elicitors, immobilized cells.

Weight 100 g

2 reviews for Plant Biotechnology

  1. 5 out of 5

    Dhakshan Grover

    Updated Study material according to course design. Must buy.

  2. 5 out of 5

    prakesh johra

    Particularly for pharmacy we have gained satisfactorily .it is a plateform where aacording to syllabus all books are available

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