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 vegetation in 1964 initiated nice pleasure in plant breeding and genetics groups. fresh years have witnessed a resurgence in actions in particular in constructing protocols, making a choice on genes and mechanisms and big scale advertisement take up.

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

The middle of this ebook relies at the overseas symposium on "Haploidy in greater crops III", (Vienna 2006), which attracted most sensible foreign specialists within the box. different invited contributions were incorporated to supply a rounded view of activities.

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Induced by starvation at high temperature. Sex Plant Reprod 9:209–215 Touraev A, Vicente O, Heberle-Bors E (1997) Initiation of microspore embryogenesis by stress. Trends Plant Sci 2:297–302 Touraev A, Pfosser M, Heberle-BorsE (2001) The microspore: a haploid multipurpose cell. Adv Bot Res 35:53–109 Trejo-Tapia G, Amaya UM Morales GS, De Js’us S’anchez A, Bonfil BM, Rodriguez-Monroy M, Jim’enez-Aparicio A (2002) The effects of cold-pretreatment, auxins and carbon source on anther culture of rice.

In addition to the major morphological differences, several other characteristics, such as early degeneration of antipodal cells or endo-reduplication of the nuclei within sinergids, clearly determine the egg cell as the predominant source of haploid embryos. Triggering Factors Stress treatments are the most common factor affecting embryogenesis and androgenesis, with cold/heat shock and/or starvation treatment being common pretreatments. There are relatively few reports of the same stress treatments playing a decisive role in gynogenic embryo induction.

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