© 1994


  • Y. P. S. Bajaj

Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 25)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVI
  2. In Vitro Technology, Establishment of Cultures, Plant Regeneration and Micropropagation, and Somatic Embryogenesis

  3. Wide Hybridization, Embryo-, Ovule-, and Tassel Culture, Heterosis and in Vitro Fertilization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. J. L. Magoja, G. Pischedda
      Pages 84-101
    3. D. A. Laurie, L. S. O’Donoughue
      Pages 102-118
    4. A. I. Ivantsov, R. R. Akhmetov, V. A. Vakhitov, R. I. Ibragimov
      Pages 119-124
    5. R. I. Greyson, D. R. Pareddy, P. L. Polowick, V. R. Bommineni
      Pages 125-140
    6. Y. P. S. Bajaj
      Pages 141-146
  4. Production of Haploids and Doubled Haploids; Anther and Pollen Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. C. Kuo, Z. C. Guo, Z. Li, Y. Gui
      Pages 149-161
    3. S. M. Pescitelli, C. D. Johnson, J. F. Petolino
      Pages 186-200
  5. Protoplasts and Genetic Transformation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. L. A. Lyznik, T. K. Hodges
      Pages 217-240

About this book


Forty chapters deal with various aspects of tissue culture, in vitro manipulation, and other biotechnological approaches to the improvement of maize.
They are arranged in eight sections: - In Vitro Technology, Callus Cultures and Regeneration of Plants, Somatic Embryogenesis. - Wide Hybridization, Embryo, Ovule, and Inflorescence Culture, in Vitro Fertilization. - Production of Haploids and Double Haploids, Anther and Pollen Culture. - Protoplast Culture, Genetic Transformation. - Somaclonal Variation and Mutations. - Molecular Biology and Physiological Studies. - Proteins and Nutritional Improvement. Pollen Storage, Cryopreservation of Germplasm.


Biotechnologie, Pflanzen Chloroplast Embryo Landwirtschaft Lysin Maize Pflanzenzüchtung agriculture biotechnology gene transfer molecular aspects plant breeding protein seedlings wheat

Editors and affiliations

  • Y. P. S. Bajaj
    • 1
  1. 1.New DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Maize
  • Authors Y. P. S. Bajaj
  • Series Title Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-56392-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-63419-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-57968-4
  • Series ISSN 0934-943X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVI, 632
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Agriculture
    Plant Sciences
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