In continuation of Somaclonal Variation and Crop Improvement I (1990), this volume is comprised of twenty-four chapters dealing with somaclonal variants showing resistance to salt/drought, herbicides, viruses, Alternaria, Fusarium, Glomerella, Verticillium, Phytophthora, fall armyworm, etc. in a number of plants of economic importance. It is divided into two sections: Section I. Somaclonal Variation in Agricultural Crops: wheat, rice, maize, sorghum, potato, tomato, Lotus, Stylosanthes, banana, strawberry, citrus, colt cherry. Section II. Somaclonal Variation in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants: Atropa, Carthamus, Hypericum, Lavatera, Nicotiana, Primula, Rauwolfia, Scilla, and Zinnia. This book will be of great assistance to research workers, teachers, and advanced students of plant pathology, tissue culture, pharmacy, horticulture, and especially plant breeding.
Author: Y. P. S. Bajaj
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Technology & Engineering
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