Transplant Production in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Transplant Production in Closed System for Solving th by Chieri KubotaTransplant Production in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Transplant Production in Closed System for Solving th by Chieri Kubota

Transplant Production in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Transplant…

EditorChieri Kubota, Changhoo Chun

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The outstanding points of this book are: 1) it is the first book focused on transplant production in closed systems, 2) many of the authors are acknowledged as the experts in their designated research area, and 3) the book covers both biological and engineering aspects of transplant production, and therefore, 4) it represents an integration of state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary technologies and knowledge. A book entitled Plant Production in Closed Ecosystems published in 1997 covers similar topics, but Transplant Production in the 21st Century uniquely focuses on providing updated information and new concepts for a closed system that is suitable for transplant production in the 21st Century. It includes additional information related to biotechnology/micropropagation and micro-environmental analysis/control. Transplant Production in the 21st Century will be an important publication for the field of horticulture, agriculture and forestry, for researchers and engineers in biotechnology, greenhouse technology, information technology, and environmental control.
Title:Transplant Production in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Transplant…Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:December 8, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Preface. 1: Closed transplant production systems. Necessity and concept of the closed transplant production system; T. Kozai, et al. Closed transplant production system at Chiba University; C. Chun, T. Kozai. Electric energy, water and carbon dioxide utilization efficiencies of a closed-type transplant production system; K. Ohyama, et al. Microprecision irrigation system for transplant production; H. Murase. Design concepts of computerized support systems for large-scale transplant production; T. Hoshi, et al. 2: Technology in transplant production. Modeling, measurement and environmental control for transplant production. Modeling and simulation in transplant production under controlled environment; C. Kubota. Object-oriented analysis and modeling of closed plant production systems; D.H. Fleisher, K.C. Ting. Estimating cuticle resistance of seedling shoot tips based on the Penman-Monteith model; H. Shimizu, R.D. Heins. Measurement of pH in guard cells using a confocal laser scanning microscope; M. Yabusaki, et al. Does electrolyzed-reduced water protect plants from photoinhibition? K. Iwabuchi, et al. Environmental control for improved plant quality within controlled environment plant production systems; S.T. Kania, G.A. Ciacomelli. Environmental engineering for transplant production; C. Kirdmanee, K. Mosaleeyanon. Effects of air current on transpiration and net photosynthetic rates of plants in a closed plant production system; Y. Kitaya, et al. Effects of air temperature, relative humidity and photosynthetic photon flux on the evapotranspiration rate of grafted seedlings under artificial lighting; Y.H. Kim. Growth of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) plus transplants in a closed system at relatively high air current speeds &endash; A preliminary study; W. Chintakovid, T. Kozai. Advances and current limitations of plug transplant technology in Korea; B.R. Jeong. Lighting strategies for transplant production. A review on artificial lighting of tissue cultures and transplants; W. Fang, R.C. Jao. Light emitting diodes (LEDs) as a radiation source for micropropagation of strawberry; D.T. Nhut, et al. Application of red laser diode as a light source for plant production; A. Yamazaki, et al. Effective vegetable transplant production programs for closed-type systems under different lighting regimes; T. Maruo, et al. Photoautotrophic micropropagation in a natural light environment; J. Adelberg, et al. High-quality transplant production. Production of value-added transplants in closed systems with artificial lighting; H.-H. Kim, T. Kozai. High quality plug-transplants produced in a closed system enables pot-transplant production of pansy in the summer; Y. Omura, et al. Yield and growth of sweetpotato using plug transplants as affected by their ages and planting depths; A.F.M. Saiful Islam, et al. Yield and growth of sweetpotato using plug transplants as affected by cell volume of plug tray and type of cutting; D. He, et al. Production of medical plant species in sterile, controlled environments; S.J. Murch, et al. Effect of air temperature on tipburn incidence of butterhead and leaf lettuce in a plant factory; K.Y. Choi, et al. Evaluation of lettuce cultivars suitable for closed plant production system; M. Ishii, et al. Root growth subsequent to transplanting in plug-grown cabbage seedlings; S. Yoshida. Effective storage conditions for subsequent growth enhancement of Ficus carica L. cuttings; M. Takagaki, et al. 3: Biotechnology for transplant production. Biotechnology for woody plants. Characterization of transformed poplar formed by the inhibition of peroxidase; N. Morohoshi. Micropropagation of Canadian spruces (Picea spp); T.A. Thorpe, I.S. Harry. In vitro culture of Japanese black pine (Pinus thunbergii); K. Ishii, E. Maruyama. Control of the development of somatic embryo of Japanese conifers by the density of embryogenic cells in liquid culture; S. Ogita, et al. A preliminary experiment on photoautotrophic micropropagation of Rhododendron; C. Valero-Aracama, et al. Mass clonal propagation of Artocarpus heterophyllus through in vitro culture; S.K. Roy, et al. Photoautotrophic growth of Pleioblastus pygmaea plantlets in vitro and ex vitro as affected by types of supporting material in vitro; Y. Watanabe, et al. Transplant production using micropropagation techniques. Evolution of culture vessel for micropropagation: from test tube to culture room; S.M.A. Zobayed, et al. Physiology of in vitro plantlets grown photoautotrophically; F. Afreen, et al. Enhanced growth of in vitro plants in photoautotrophic micropropagation with natural and forced ventilation systems; Q.T. Nguyen, et al. Micropropagation of ornamental plants using bioreactor system; K.Y. Paek, et al. Effects of medium sugar on growth and carbohydrate status of sweetpotato and tomato plantlets in vitro; S.B. Wilson, et al. Practical sugar-free micropropagation system using large vessels with forced ventilation; Y. Xiao, et al. Growth and acclimatization of chrysanthemum plantlets using bioreactor and hydroponic culture techniques; E.-J. Hahn, et al. Mass propagation of pineapple through in vitro culture; S.K. Roy, et al. Microbial contamination under photoautotrophic culture system; N. Islam, S.M.A. Zobayed. Author Index.