2006

Tree Transgenesis

Recent Developments

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ISBN: 978-3-540-32198-9 (Print) 978-3-540-32199-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Transgenic Trees in the World

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Field Trials with Transgenic Trees – State of the Art and Developments

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      Pages 25-45

      Transgenic Forest Trees in China

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      Pages 47-66

      Modification of Perennial Fruit Trees

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      Pages 67-102

      Genetic Transformation of Some Tropical Trees, Shrubs, and Tree-like Plants

  2. Wood and other Traits

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Pages 105-122

      Environmental Aspects of Lignin Modified Trees

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      Pages 123-136

      Modification of Cellulose in Wood

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      Pages 137-155

      Heavy Metal Resistance and Phytoremediation with Transgenic Trees

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      Pages 157-178

      Transgenic Approaches to Engineer Nitrogen Metabolism

  3. Biotic and Abiotic Resistances

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Pages 181-199

      Virus Resistance Breeding in Fruit Trees

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      Pages 201-234

      The Use of Genetic Transformation Procedures to Study the Defence and Disease Resistance Traits of Trees

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      Pages 235-252

      Fungal and Bacterial Resistance in Transgenic Trees

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      Pages 253-273

      Genetically Modified Trees Expressing Genes for Insect Pest Resistance

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      Pages 275-297

      Towards Genetic Engineering for Drought Tolerance in Trees

  4. Biosafety Issues

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 299-299

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      Pages 301-321

      Genome Instability in Woody Plants Derived from Genetic Engineering

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      Pages 323-333

      Investigation of Horizontal Gene Transfer from Transgenic Aspen to Ectomycorrhizal Fungi

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      Pages 335-350

      Transgenic Temperate Fruit Tree Rootstocks