Mutation breeding techniques and behaviour of irradiated shoot apices of potato
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Published by Centre for Agricultural Publishing and Documentation in Wageningen, Netherlands .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Potatoes -- Breeding.,
  • Plants -- Effect of radiation on.,
  • Plant mutation breeding.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementA.M. van Harten.
SeriesAgricultural Research reports -- 873., Verslagen van landbouwkundige onderzoekingen -- 873.
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16491048M
ISBN 109022006670
OCLC/WorldCa4014495

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Institute of Plant Breeding, Agricultural University, Wageningen Mutation breeding techniques and behaviour of irradiated shoot apices of potato n o IpudocI Centre for Agricultural Publishing and Documentation Wageningen — tob0. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONING OF SHOOT APICES This section is meant to provide basic information about the organization of shoot apices, as far as this is of relevance to mutation breeding. In the first edition of our book we referred to a review article by Gif ford and Corson () as a good starting point for further reading on this topic. Mutation breeding, sometimes referred to as "variation breeding", is the process of exposing seeds to chemicals or radiation in order to generate mutants with desirable traits to be bred with other created using mutagenesis are sometimes called mutagenic plants or mutagenic seeds. From to more than mutagenic plant varieties were released . Mutation breeding is a resolute application of mutations to develop the desired characteristics in crops to get increased yield. Since the first release of mutant potato cultivar in Belgium in.

Van Harten AM () Mutation breeding techniques and behaviour of irradiated shoot apices of potato. Agric Res Rep , Pudoc, Wageningen Google Scholar Van Harten AM, Bouter H, Van Ommeren A () Preventing chimerism in potato (Solarium tuberosum L.).Cited by: 3. Mutation breeding techniques and behaviour of irradiated shoot paices of potato HARTEN, A.M. VAN Published by Centre for Agricultural Publishing and Documentation, Wageningen (). Shoot apices from the plants irradiated with different doses were cultured on MS medium supplemented with mg/l 2,4-D for the induction of embryogenic calluses and the formation of somatic embryos. Animals. An animal chimera is a single organism that is composed of two or more different populations of genetically distinct cells that originated from different zygotes involved in sexual the different cells have emerged from the same zygote, the organism is called a as are formed from at least four parent cells (two fertilised eggs or early .

Applied since the s to accelerate the process of developing and selecting new valuable agronomic traits, mutation breeding uses a plant’s own genetic make-up, mimicking the natural process of spontaneous mutation. The mutation process generates random genetic variations, resulting in mutant plants with new and useful traits. Mutation breeding techniques and behaviour of irradiated shoot apices of potato. Agric. Res. Rep. , PUDOC, Wageningen, pp. Van Harten, A.M., Mutation breeding in vegetatively propagated crops with emphasis on contributions from the Netherlands. Mutation breeding techniques and behaviour of irradiated shoot apices of potato. As a predicted result of increasing population worldwide, improvements in the breeding strategies in agriculture are valued as mandatory. The natural resources are limited, and due to the natural disasters like sudden and severe abiotic stress factors, excessive floods, etc., the production capacities are changed per year. In contrast, the yield potential should be significantly Cited by: 1. Amateur Potato Breeder’s Manual. Page 8 species, but this is not a serious limitation because this species exhibits immense genetic variation. The potato tuber is the swollen end of an underground stem called a stolon. The number, shape, and size of the tubers of one plant are variable, but the variation between cultivars is even greater.