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Advances in Haploid Production in Higher Plants by Alisher Touraev, Brian P. Forster, Shri Mohan Jain

By Alisher Touraev, Brian P. Forster, Shri Mohan Jain

The discovery of haploid Datura crops in 1964 initiated nice pleasure in plant breeding and genetics groups. fresh years have witnessed a resurgence in actions specifically in constructing protocols, determining genes and mechanisms and big scale advertisement take up.

The id of controlling genes has pushed practical genomic experiences which now hyperlink in with experiences in gene expression, metabolism and alterations in cellphone ultra-structure. worldwide take in via plant breeders has been no much less awesome and helpful haploid applied sciences is more and more patent secure. the serious job in haploid examine has additionally led to unforeseen findings with novel applications.

The center of this publication relies at the overseas symposium on "Haploidy in greater crops III", (Vienna 2006), which attracted best overseas specialists within the box. different invited contributions were integrated to supply a rounded view of activities.

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Novel polyamines have been reported in onion as a possible replacement for auxins and cytokinins (Martinez et al. 2000), and these empirical results were recently supported by physiological evidence (Geoffriau et al. 2006). The Doubled Haploids via Gynogenesis 39 situation with carbohydrates is similar to phytohormones. , gerbera) the carbohydrate requirement is low. It remains unclear what the triggering factors are (except pollination inductions). For instance, it is clear that, in general, the addition of appropriate phytohormones stimulates gynogenic development.

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