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Transformation of Populus — From System Development to Field Plantings

  • N. B. Klopfenstein
  • R. W. Thornburg
  • H. S. McNabbJr.
  • R. B. Hall
  • E. R. Hart
  • Y. W. Chun
  • A. Kernan
  • N.-Q. Shi
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 210)

Abstract

Populus hybrids are being used for woody plant transformation in attempts to increase insect and disease resistance. Refined in vitro micropropagation systems were the initial basis for Populus alba L. X P. grandidentata Michx. transformation system development (Chun et al., 1988b).

References

  1. Chun, Y. W., Klopfenstein, N. B., McNabb, H. S., Jr., and Hall, R. B., 1988a, Transformation of Populus species by an Agrobacterium binary vector system, J. Korean For. Soc., 77:199.Google Scholar
  2. Chun, Y. W., Klopfenstein, N. B., McNabb, H. S., Jr., and Hall, R. B., 1988b, Biotechnological applications in Populus species, J. Korean For. Soc., 77:467.Google Scholar
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. B. Klopfenstein
    • 1
  • R. W. Thornburg
    • 1
  • H. S. McNabbJr.
    • 1
  • R. B. Hall
    • 1
  • E. R. Hart
    • 1
  • Y. W. Chun
    • 1
  • A. Kernan
    • 1
  • N.-Q. Shi
    • 1
  1. 1.Depts. Forestry, Plant Pathology, Entomology, and Biochemistry and BiophysicsIowa State UniversityAmesUSA

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