Cryopreservation of Hordeum (Barley)

  • Jun-Hui Wang
  • Chun-Nong Huang
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 50)

Abstract

Barley is the fourth most important cereal after wheat, rice and maize. Although its distribution is generally similar to wheat, barley can be grown in much drier and colder regions than wheat. It is distributed mainly over the middle latitudes of the earth especially of the northern hemisphere. Russia, Canada, United States, some European and Asian temperate countries are the world’s leading producers of this crop.

Keywords

Sucrose Starch Maize DMSO Helium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun-Hui Wang
    • 1
  • Chun-Nong Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Life ScienceZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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