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Sugarcane (Saccharum spp.): Anther Culture Studies

  • P. H. Moore
  • M. M.. M. Fitch
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 12)

Abstract

The word “sugarcane” is used as a common name for both the species Saccharum officinarum L. and interspecific hybrids of Saccharum grown as a crop to produce sugar. Since the double meaning of the common name can lead to confusion, in this chapter the word sugarcane is used to indicate the crop hybrids of S. officinarum and the word Saccharum is used generically for any of the species of the genus.

Keywords

Anther Culture Cane Sugar Ovary Culture Wide Cross Haploid Production 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. H. Moore
  • M. M.. M. Fitch
    • 1
  1. 1.US Department of AgricultureExperiment Station, Hawaiian Sugar Planters ‘AssociationAieaUSA

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