Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises

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Caula A. Beyl, Robert N. Trigiano
CRC Press, Jun 9, 2008 - Science - 480 pages
A complete teaching guide with hands-on laboratories, this book is edited by two of the leading experts in the field. The text develops a working knowledge of the principles of plant propagation, as they apply in temperate and tropical environments. In addition to presenting the essential fundamentals, this carefully conceived w
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Plant Propagation
3
Structures for Plant Propagation
13
Types and Management
15
Chapter 3 Holistic Thought Process for the Design of Propagation Facilities
29
Chapter 4 Intermittent Mist Control for Plant Propagation
37
Plant Propagation Media and Containers
41
Chapter 5 Media and Containers for Seed and Cutting Propagation and Transplanting
43
Chapter 6 Physical Properties and Other Factors to Consider when Selecting Propagation Media
57
Chapter 24 Propagation by Leaf Cuttings
245
Chapter 25 Propagation of Sumac by Root Cuttings
253
Layering
259
Chapter 26 Layering
261
Grafting and Budding
271
Theory and Practice
273
Chapter 28 Grafting and Budding Exercises with Woody and Herbaceous Species
293
Bulbs and Plants with Special Structures
301

Chapter 7 Media for Cutting Propagation
63
Plant Propagation Diseases and the Importance of Sanitation
73
Chapter 8 Disease Management
75
Chapter 9 Disinfestation of Soil and Planting Media
87
Chapter 10 Botrytis and Other Propagation Pathogens
91
Chapter 11 Crop Certification Programs and the Production of Specific PathogenFree Plants
99
Chapter 12 Integrated Pest Management for Plant Propagation Systems
113
Evaluation of Propagated Plants
125
Chapter 13 Evaluation of Data from Propagation Experiments
127
General Concepts for Successful Vegetative Propagation
141
Chapter 14 Plant Growth Regulators Used in Propagation
143
Chapter 15 Juvenility and Its Effect on Macro and Micropropagation
151
Chapter 16 Chimeras
163
Propagation by Stem Cuttings
175
Chapter 17 Cloning Plants by Rooting Stem Cuttings
177
Chapter 18 Anatomical and Physiological Changes That Occur during Rooting of Cuttings
189
Chapter 19 Use of Auxins for Rooting Cuttings
195
Chapter 20 Adventitious Rooting of Woody and Herbaceous Plants
201
Chapter 21 Rooting Cuttings of Tropical Plants
213
Chapter 22 Care and Management of Stock Plants
225
Propagation by Leaf and Root Cuttings
231
Chapter 23 Adventitious Shoot and Root Formation on Leaf and Root Cuttings
233
Chapter 29 Storage Organs
303
Chapter 30 Propagating Selected Flower Bulb Species
311
Micropropagation
317
Chapter 31 Micropropagation
319
Media Preparation Sterile Technique and Laboratory Equipment
333
Chapter 33 Micropropagation of Mint Mentha spp
347
Chapter 34 Micropropagation of Tropical Root and Tuber Crops
355
Chapter 35 Micropropagation of Woody Plants
365
Seed Production and Propagation
377
Chapter 36 Sexual Reproduction in Angiosperms
379
Chapter 37 Breeding Horticultural Plants
391
Chapter 38 Seed Production Processing and Analysis
401
Chapter 39 Environmental Factors Affecting Seed Germination
407
Chapter 40 Producing Seedlings and Bedding Plants
411
Scarification Stratification and Priming
421
In Conclusion Special Topics
433
Chapter 42 Myths of Plant Propagation
435
Chapter 43 Intellectual Property Protection for Plants
441
Index
449
Back cover
463
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