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Smith, M. K., Hamill, S. D., Becker, D. K. and Dale, J. L. (2005) Musa spp. banana and plantain. In: Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops. CABI.

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Article Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1079/9780851996622.0366


This chapter discusses the botany and history, importance, breeding and genetics, molecular genetics, micropropagation (to control viruses), somatic cell genetics, genetic manipulation and cryopreservation of banana and plantain.

Item Type:Book Section
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Keywords:bananascryopreservationcultural controlgenetic engineeringgenetic transformationgenetically engineered organismsin vitro culturein vitro regenerationmicropropagationplant breedingplant disease controlplant diseasesplant genetic resourcesplant pathogensplant virusestissue culturetransgenic plants
Subjects:Plant culture
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture > Culture of individual fruits or types of fruit > Bananas
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