Book ID: 47028
Adams, Robert P. and Janice E. Adams (eds.)
Conservation of Plant Genes. DNA Banking and in vitro Biotechnology. 1992. figs. tabs. XII, 345 p. gr8vo. Hard cover.
Contents (partly): Efforts to Conserve Tropical Plants - A GlobalPerspective, Vernon H.Heywood/ The Gene Library - Preservation andAnalysis of Genetic Diversity in Australasia, John S.Mattick, Effie M.Ablett, and Daryl L.Edmonson/ Floristic Diversity, BotanicalExploration and the Establishment of a Germplasm Bank for Conservationin the Neotropic: The Colombian View, L.Atehortua/ The Economic Impactof Novel Genes in Plant Biotechnology: Not without Strong IntellectualProperty Rights, Steven C.Price/ Germplasm Conservation and EconomicDevelopment, Luiz Antonio Barreto de Castro/ Feasibility of ObtainingComparative Gene Sequence Data from Preserved and Fossil Materials,David E.Giannasi/ Prospects of Accessing DNA Banks for the Isolation ofGenes Encoding Biologically Active Proteins, Richard A.Dixon and NancyL.Paiva/ The Discovery of Medicines and Forest Conservation, James S.Miller and Stephen J.Brewer/ Preservation of DNA in Plant Specimensfrom Tropicl Species by Desiccation, Robert P.Adams, Nhan Do, and ChuGe-lin/ Some Possible Applications of Molecular Genetics in theConservation of Wild Species for Crop Improvement, T.Hodgkin and D.G.Debouck/ Freeze-Preservation of Embryogenic Musa Suspension Cultures,B.Panis, D.Dhed'a and R.Swennen/ Cryoconservation of Musa spp. and ItsPotential for Long-Term Storage of Other Tropical Crops, Victor M.Villalobos and Ana Abdelnour/ etc.