Conservation of plant genes : DNA banking and in vitro biotechnology /
950720s1992 xxua 100 0 eng d
|aConservation of plant genes : |bDNA banking and in vitro biotechnology / |cedited by Robert P. Adams, Janice E. Adams
|aDNA banking and in vitro biotechnology
|aSan Diego, Calif : |bAcademic Press, |cc1992
|axii, 345 p : |bill ; |c24 cm
|aPapers from the organizational meeting of DNA-Bank Net held in theRoyal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London on April 16-17, 1991, including thoseprepared for the meeting but whose authors could not be present
This, the first report of the DNA Bank-Net - an organization whose goal is to encourage the conservation, collection and preservation of plant genes - covers DNA banking and gene retrieval; oligonucleotides from endangered/extinct species; operation of a DNA banking facility; the impact of intellectual property rights in developing countries; interim preservation of plants for DNA use; cryopreservation of fruit stocks; and a critical review of international conservation efforts.