Trees IV by Y. P. S. Bajaj

Trees IV

byY. P. S. Bajaj

Hardcover | June 4, 1996

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This book Trees IV, like the previous volumes (Trees I, II, III published in 1986, 1989, 1991, respectively), is special in its approach. It elucidates the case history and biotechnology of individual fruit, forest, and ornamental trees, and discusses the present state of the art, with particular reference to in vitro propagation. It comprises 24 chapters contributed by international experts, and deals with the importance, distribution, conventional propa­ gation, micropropagation, review of tissue culture studies, and recent advances in the in vitro culture and genetic manipulation of various species of Acrocomia, Ailanthus, Anacardium, Allocasuarina, Carya, Casuarina, Coffea, Cyphomandra, Feijoa, Fraxinus, Gymnocladus, Leptospermum, Fagus, Metroxylon, Oxydendrum, Paeonia, Paulownia, Pouteria, Psidium, and Quercus. Included are also five chapters on gymnosperm trees, such as Abies jraseri, Cephalotaxus harringtonia, Pinus durangensis, P. gregg ii, P. halepensis, P. pinea, and Tetraclinis articulata. Trees IV is a valuable reference book for scientists, teachers, and students of forestry, botany, genetics, and horticulture, and all those who are interested in the biotechnology of trees. New Delhi, March 1996 Professor y. P. S. BAJAJ Series Editor Contents Section I Angiosperm Trees 1. 1 Acrocomia Species (Macauba Palm) O. l. CROCOMO and M. MELO (With 8 Figures) 1 General Account . . . . . . . . . . 3 2 Chemical Composition . . . . . . 5 3 Genetics and Crop Improvement 9 4 In Vitro Culture Studies 10 5 Industrial Utilization . . . 14 6 Lauric Acid . . . . . . . . . 15 7 Summary and Conclusions 15 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 1. 2 Ailanthus altissima Mill. Swingle (Tree of Heaven) M. ZENKTELER and B.
Title:Trees IVFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:428 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:428 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:June 4, 1996Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540605479

ISBN - 13:9783540605478

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Table of Contents

Section I Angiosperm Tree.- I.1 Acrocomia Species (Macauba Palm).- I.2 Ailanthus altissima Mill. Swingle (Tree of Heaven).- I.3 Anacardium occidentale L. (Cashewnut).- I.4 Carya illinoensis (Pecan).- I.5 Casuarina and Allocasuarina Species.- I.6 Coffea Species (Coffee).- I.7 Cyphomandra betacea (Cav.) Sendtn. (Tamarillo).- I.8 Fagus sylvatica L. (European Beech).- I.9 Feijoa sellowiana Berg (Pineapple Guava).- I.10 Fraxinus excelsior L. (Common Ash).- I.11 Gymnocladus dioicus L. (Kentucky Coffeetree).- I.12 Leptospermum Species (Tea Trees).- I.13 Metroxylon sagu Rottb. (Sago Palm).- I.14 Oxydendrum arboreum (L. ) Dc (Sourwood).- I.15 Paeonia Species (Tree Peonies).- I.16 Paulownia x taiwaniana (Taiwan Paulownia).- I.17 Pouteria Species.- I.18 Psidium guajava L. (Guava).- I.19 Quercus robur L. (Pedunculate Oak).- Section II Gymnosperm Tree.- II.1 Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir. (Fraser Fir).- II.2 Cephalotaxus harringtonia (Japanese Plumyew).- II.3 Pinus greggii Engelm. (Gregg Pine) and Pinus durangensis Mart. (Durango Pine).- II.4 Pinus pinea L. (Stone Pine) and Pinus halepensis Mill. (Aleppo Pine).- II.5 Tetraclinis articulata (Cartagena Cypress).