Transgenic Plants

Transgenic Plants

Engineering and Utilization

1st Edition - October 14, 1992

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  • Editors: Shain-dow Kung, Ray Wu
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323140256

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Volumes 1 and 2 of Transgenic Plants assemble important information on transgenic crops which has appeared scattered in many different publications. These two volumes are a significant milestone in plant/agricultural biology, promote the practical application of recombinant DNA technology, and assist in transforming the agricultural industry.

Table of Contents

  • Contributors.
    Contents to Volume 2
    Introduction: From Hybrid Plants to Transgenic Plants, S.-D. Kung.
    Basic Techniques for Engineering Transgenic Plants:
    Vectors for Gene Transfer in Higher Plants, F.F. White.
    Molecular Genetics of T-DNA Transfer from Agrobacterium to Plants, S.B. Gelvin.
    Markers for Plant Gene Transfer, B.A. Bowen.
    Techniques for Gene Transfer, B. Jenes, H. Moore, J. Cao, W. Zhan, and R. Wu.
    Cell Culture and Regeneration of Transgenic Plants, S.W. Ritchie and T.K. Hodges.
    Transgenic Plants and Basic Research:
    Transgenic Plants for Studying Genes Encoding Amino Acid Biosynthetic Enzymes, F.-Y. Tsai and G.M. Coruzzi.
    Transgenic Plants for Studying Responses to the Hormones Auxin and Cytokinin, S.H. Howell.
    Gene Tagging in Transgenic Plants, S.A. Coomber and K.A. Feldmann.
    Transgenic Plants and Crop Improvement:
    Herbicide-Tolerant Crops, M.A.W. Hinchee, S.R. Padgette, G.M. Kishore, X. Delannay, and R.T. Fraley.
    Production of Transgenic Plants with Enhanced Resistance to Microbial Pathogens, R. Broglie, K. Broglie, D. Roby, and I. Chet.
    Transgenic Plants for Conferring Virus Tolerance: Satellite Approach, P.B. McGarvey and J.M. Kaper.
    Production of Bacillus thuringiensis Insecticidal Proteins in Plants, K.A. Barton and M.J. Miller.
    Transgenic Plants for Conferring Insect Tolerance: Protease Inhibitor Approach, V.A. Hilder, A.M.R. Gatehouse, and D. Boulter.
    Transgenic Plants for Improving Seed Storage Proteins, S.S.M. Sun and B.A. Larkins.
    Chapter References.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 383
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1992
  • Published: October 14, 1992
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323140256

About the Series Volume Editors

Shain-dow Kung

Affiliations and Expertise

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong and The University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

Ray Wu

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Biological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

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