Somatic Hybridization in Crop Improvement I (Biotechnology by Y. P. S. Bajaj PDF

By Y. P. S. Bajaj

ISBN-10: 354057445X

ISBN-13: 9783540574453

ISBN-10: 3642634117

ISBN-13: 9783642634116

Fantasies and goals have their rightful position in technology, and occasionally they become truth. Regeneration of hybrid crops via protoplast fusion is one such dream come real. within the early Nineteen Seventies I shared the pioneering pleasure within the box of protoplast expertise on the moment foreign Congress of Plant Tissue tradition held in Strasbourg, France. accordingly, I participated in 3 overseas meetings dedicated to plant protoplasts, in Salamanca, Spain (1972), Versailles, France (1972), and Nottingham, England (1975). At Versailles Dr. P.S. Carlson awarded his paintings at the winning regeneration of somatic hybrids among Nicotiana glauca and Nicotiana langsdorfii. The enthusi asm proven through the members used to be enough indication of the brilliant way forward for somatic hybridization. On my go back from Versailles, I amassed my options and ready an idea paper on Potentials of Protoplast tradition paintings in Agriculture which used to be released in Euphytica (Bajaj 1974). The reviews on protoplast fusion and somatic hybridization then received momentum and energetic paintings all started in lots of laboratories. Very major paintings was once performed by means of Melchers et al. (1978) who received a somatic hybrid among potato and tomato, calling it "Pomato."

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