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 numerous facets of in vitro manipulation and different biotechnological ways to the development of cotton are prepared in six sections: I Biotechnology for the development 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 edition; Genetic Variability for crops Tolerant to Salt, extreme temperature, Nematodes
V Genetic Transformation; Transgenic Cotton vegetation proof against bugs, Herbicides; box Trials; hazard review reports; Engineering of Fiber
VI Secondary Metabolites - Gossypol and Tannins distinct emphasis is put on interspecific hybridization, somaclonal version, transgenic cotton immune to bugs and herbicides, and re-engineering of fiber. This ebook is of specified curiosity to complicated scholars, academics, and examine employees within the box of cotton breeding, genetics, tissue tradition, molecular biology, and plant biotechnology in general.
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Plant Cell Rep 8:25-28 Chakravorty SC, Basu AK (1981) Changes in tannin during growth of bolls in three cotton cultivars known for their differential susceptibilities to pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella) incidence. Sci Cult 47:373-375 Chan BG, Waiss AC, Lukefahr M (1978) Condensed tannins, an antibiotic chemical from Gossypium hirsutum. ). Acta Bot Sin 31:966-969 Cherry JP, Katterman FRH, Endrizzi JE (1970) Comparative studies of seed proteins of species of Gossypium by gel-electrophoresis.
This method was refined by McCabe and Martinell (1993), who described a protocol for variety-independent transformation of cotton by meristem bombardment. Southern blot analysis demonstrated the presence of Biotechnology for the Improvement of Cotton 19 the GUS gene in transformants. Progeny analysis established transmission of transgene in a Mendelian fashion. Recently, Chlan et al. (1995) used this method to introduce the kanamycin gene into meristems of G. hirsutum, and plants were recovered under selection pressure.
1996) have attracted much attention as molecular markers. They are more precise, and a micro quantity of DNA can be screened. They have been used for a variety of purposes. 1 RFLP Brubaker and Wendel (1994) studied the origin of domesticated cotton (G. hirsutum) using RFLPs, and discussed its use to estimate levels and patterns of genetic diversity and the congruence of RFLP- and allozyme-based diversity estimates. Levels of RFLP variation in G. hirsutum are low relative to other plant taxa, and, in contrast to the few comparable studies, levels of allozyme variation are higher than levels of RFLP variation.