Conservation of Plant Genes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120441402, 9780323137935

Conservation of Plant Genes

1st Edition

Dna Banking and in Vitro Biotechnology

Authors: Author Unknown
eBook ISBN: 9780323137935
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 3rd December 1991
Page Count: 345
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Description

This is the first report of the DNA Bank-Net, an organization whose goal is to encourage the conservation, collection, and preservation of plant genes.

Key Features

DNA banking and gene retrieval Oligonucleotides from endangered/extinct species Operation of a DNA banking facility The impact of intellectual property rights in developing countries Interim preservation of plants for DNA use Cryopreservation of fruit stocks Critical review of international conservation efforts

Readership

Biologists, botanists, plant molecular biologists, botanic gardens, and government agencies responsible for conservation and horticulture.

Table of Contents

V.H. Heywood, Efforts to Conserve Tropical Plants--A Global Perspective. J.S. Mattick, E.M. Ablett, and D.L. Edmonson, The Gene Library--Preservation and Analysis of Genetic Diversity in Australasia. L. Atehortua, Floristic Diversity, Botanical Exploration, and the Establishment of a Germplasm Bank for Conservation in the Neotropic: The Colombian View. S.C. Price, The Economic Impact of Novel Genes in Plant Biotechnology: Not without Strong Intellectual Property Rights. L.A. Barreto de Castro, Germplasm Conservation and Economic Development. D.E. Giannasi, Feasibility of Obtaining Comparative Gene Sequence Data from Preserved and Fossil Materials. R.A. Dixon and N.L. Paiva, Prospects of Accessing DNA Banks for the Isolation of Genes Encoding Biologically Active Proteins. J.S. Miller and S.J. Brewer, The Discovery of Medicines and Forest Conservation. R.P. Adams, N. Do, and C. Ge-lin, Preservation of DNA in Plant Specimens from Tropical Species by Desiccation. T. Hodgkin and D.G. Debouck, Some Possible Applications of Molecular Genetics in the Conservation of Wild Species for Crop Improvement. B. Panis, D. Dhed'a, and R. Swennen, Freeze-Preservation of Embryogenic Musa Suspension Cultures. V.M. Villalobos and A. Abdelnour, Cryoconservation of Musa spp. and Its Potential for Long-Term Storage of Other Tropical Crops. Z. Sijun, Chromosome Variation in Callus Culture of Gossypium hirsutum L. P.P. Strelchenko, V.G. Konarev, O.Y. Antonova, E.V. Horeva, and M.N. Lapteva, DNA Polymorphism in Wheat and Its Relatives. C.C. Heyn and M. Waldman, In situ Conservation of Plants with Potential Economic Value. L. Zhong-Ping, H. Zhong, and Y. He-chun, Screening Valuable Genes from Wild Species of Plants. M. Cheng, L. Zhong-Ping, H. De-Yuan, The Status of Rare and Endangered Plants in China and Efforts for Their Protection. D. Abbiw, Transportation of Plant Materials Out of Developing Countries. Z. Hu and Q. Wu, Studies of the Rare and Endangered Plant Species in the Yunnan Region of China. A. Demissie, Current Status of Plant Genetic Resources in Ethiopia. K. Iwatsuki, Conservation of Plant Diversity in Japan. Z.O. Gbile, Status of Forest Conservation for Maintenance of Biodiversity in Nigeria. T.K. Mukiama, Indigenous Flora Conservation in Kenya. Task Group Reports. DNA Bank-Net Directory. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
345
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323137935

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