By Prof. Dr. Germán Spangenberg, Dr. Zeng-Yu Wang, Prof. Dr. Ingo Potrykus (auth.)
This booklet indicates the numerous development made in constructing the methodological foundation for the genetic manipulation of forage and turf grasses, with specific emphasis on our most crucial temperate grasses, the fescues and ryegrasses. It presents certain and fantastically illustrated descriptions of all correct methodological facets of molecular breeding of forage and turf grasses. the themes lined variety from the institution of plant regeneration structures from in vitro cultures, the restoration of haploids and somaclonal editions, the combo of complete or partial genomes by way of somatic hybridization, and the construction of transgenic vegetation, to the advance of molecular markers.
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Haploids via twin seedlings can spontaneously occur in nature. Maternal haploids may arise from certain interspecific crosses followed by the elimination of chromosomes from the pollen donor during embryo development. By using in vitro culture techniques, haploid plants can also be regenerated from cultured anthers, microspores and ovaries. In this manner, both androgenetic (derived from microspores or immature pollen) and gynogenetic (derived from unfertilized egg cells) haploid tissue cultures and plants have been obtained in many different plant species.
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Biotechnology in Forage and Turf Grass Improvement by Prof. Dr. Germán Spangenberg, Dr. Zeng-Yu Wang, Prof. Dr. Ingo Potrykus (auth.)