Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Apple (Malus Pumila Mill.)

  • David J. James
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 210)


Transgenic apple plants can now be produced via a leaf-disc transformation procedure involving the use of disarmed binary vectors in Agrobacterium. However despite having a highly efficient regeneration protocol for non-transformed tissues the production of transgenic apple plants still occurs at low frequency. This paper discusses a strategy for making improvements in the current procedures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. James
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  1. 1.East MailingBritish Society for Horticultural ResearchMaidstone, KentUK

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