Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives, VII by J. ArdittiOrchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives, VII by J. Arditti

Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives, VII

EditorJ. Arditti, Alec Pridgeon

Paperback | December 1, 2010

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This, the seventh volume in a respected series of books, continues a policy of presenting significant reviews by outstanding authorities in the field. The chapters in this volume include reviews of molecular biology of orchids, mycorrhiza, embryology, ethnobotany and research in Japan. Like previous volumes in this series, the present one will serve the need of orchid scientists and growers and botanists in general.
Title:Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives, VIIFormat:PaperbackDimensions:422 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:December 1, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048148375

ISBN - 13:9789048148370

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Brown Danube, Blue Pacific; J. Arditti. Embryology: 2. Ovule and Megagametophyte Development in Orchids; E.C. Yeung, S.K. Law. Molecular Biology: 3. Molecular Biology of Orchids; A.R. Kuehnle. Mycorrhiza: 4. Fungi from Orchid Mycorrhizas; R.S. Currah, et al. Basic and Applied Research: 5. Orchid Production and Research in Japan; S. Ichihashi. Ethnopharmacology: 6. Three Orchids Used as Herbal Medicines in China: An Attempt to Reconcile Chinese and Western Pharmacology; C.S. Hew, et al. Micropropagation: 7. Research on Micropropagation of Cymbidium, Nobile-Type Dendrobium, and Phalaenopsis in Japan; S. Ichihashi. Appendix: Potting Media; T.J. Sheehan. Index of Persons. Index of Organism Names. Subject Index.

Editorial Reviews

`The book is well-presented, well-written and well-printed. It should be of considerable interest to orchid specialists and growers, and botanists in general.' Biologia Plantarum, 42:1 (1999)