Plants from Test Tubes: An Introduction to Micropropagation (Third Edition)
Your best hands-on, how-to-do-it text.
Acclaimed since its first appearance as the most practical guide to plant tissue culture and widely adopted as a textbook, this standard work is now even better. This expanded edition introduces new developments in biotechnology, such as genetic engineering and cell culture. It provides detailed recipes for propagating plants from more than 30 families. It explains clearly how to set up a propagating laboratory, from a hobbyist's kitchen to an elaborate commercial enterprise.
- Format: Hardcover
- Pages: 240 pp.
- Book dimensions: 7⅜ x 10⅜ in. (265 x 185 mm.)
- Images: 47 line drawings & charts, 18 b/w photos
- ISBN-10: 0881923613
- ISBN-13: 9780881923612
- Product code: 682361
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"Plants from Test Tubes is the best hands-on how-to-do-it text, including recipes for propagating fifty-four varieties of ferns, flowering plants, and conifers."
"This is an altogether wonderful book for budding plant scientists or gardeners who seek to expand their gardening knowledge."
—Charles Hardman, Herbertia
"This new edition of an essential reference, updated to include the explosion of scientific information in the related field of biotechnology, remains the most accessible and practical book on the subject."
—Lydiane Kyte, Wisconsin Bookwatch
"Your best hands-on, how-to-do-it text ... You’ll need to learn the new vocabulary but this is an easy place to do it."
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