By Y. P. S. Bajaj (auth.), Professor Dr. Y. P. S. Bajaj (eds.)
Cotton is a multipurpose crop and produces lint, an important resource of fiber utilized in the cloth undefined, oil, seed meal, and hulls.
Twenty-three chapters on a variety of facets of in vitro manipulation and different biotechnological techniques to the development of cotton are prepared in six sections: I Biotechnology for the advance of Cotton; institution of Callus tradition and Somatic Embryogenesis; Protoplast tradition, Micropropagation, and the Conservation of Germplasm
II Interspecific Hybridization, Embryo/Ovule tradition; In Vitro Fertilization; RAPD, Heterosis
III Anther/Pollen tradition; Parthenogenesis and Haploid Breeding
IV Somaclonal version; Genetic Variability for vegetation Tolerant to Salt, hot temperature, Nematodes
V Genetic Transformation; Transgenic Cotton vegetation immune to bugs, Herbicides; box Trials; possibility review experiences; Engineering of Fiber
VI Secondary Metabolites - Gossypol and Tannins precise emphasis is put on interspecific hybridization, somaclonal edition, transgenic cotton proof against bugs and herbicides, and re-engineering of fiber. This e-book is of exact curiosity to complex scholars, academics, and study employees within the box of cotton breeding, genetics, tissue tradition, molecular biology, and plant biotechnology in general.
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Whitefly assays demonstrated a lower degree of reproduction of Bemisia tabaci. Thus, the overexpression of protease inhibitors in transgenic cotton may decrease insect damage. ) which produces proteins that are toxic to insects. These proteins, after being eaten by the insect larvae, release endotoxins in the midgut, causing death. t. S. Bajaj lack toxicity in mammals, including man. t. toxins provided some degree of protection from insects in transgenic tobacco (Barton et al. 1987), tomato (Fischoff et al.
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