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Ornamental Plant Propagation in the Tropics
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Baudoin, W O, Cermine Damiano and Giovanni Ferraiolo
vii+75p., col. plts., 1 figs., 2 tabls., bib., 29 cm
First Published, 2005
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Weight :  510 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  29 cm
Width :  22 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House-FAO
Year :  2016
 

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ISBN: 9788170354000
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 595.00  

This technical paper on ornamental plant propagation in the tropics has been written to highlight the potential of tissue culture as an advanced propagation technology allowing for mass cloning of selected varieties or ecotypes. The document not only provides general information on the state of the art of tissue culture propagation but gives technical details for propagating some 30 ornamental plant species.

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The Laboratory
Facilities, Equipment, Water purification, Scales, pH meters, Hot plate stirrers, Explant cleaning material, media dispenser and dishwasher, Sterilizing equipment, Refrigerators, Microscopes, Transfer chamber, Growing room, Supplies

Chapter 3: Preparation of Media
The stock and mother solution, Steps for media preparation

Chapter 4: Establishment of Aseptic Cultures
Sterilization, Explanting a meristematic apex, Role of hormones in micropropagation

Chapter 5: Mass Proliferation

Chapter 6: Hardening

Chapter 7: Case Histories
Copperleaf, Aechmea, Agapanthus, aloe, Red ginger, Anthurium hybrids, Blood flower, Bauhinia, Bougainvillea, Barbados pride, Dwarf poinciana, Calotropis, Candle bush, Madagascar periwinkle, Croton, Good-luck plant, Tree-of-kings, Crape ginger, Scarlet plume, Poinsettia, christmas star, Glory lily, Guzmania, Parrot’s plantain, Peregrina, Blazing star, gay feather, Balsam pear, Red flag bush, Neoregelia, Blue passion-flower, Plumbago, Bird of paradise flower, Yellow oleander

   

  Botany
FAO
Ornamental Plants
 
   

   
   

  W.O. Baudoin
Cermine Damiano
Giovanni Ferraiolo
 
   

   
   
 
 
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