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"Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises, Second Edition"

Edited by Caula A. Beyl, Robert N. Trigiano

September 2014, 520 pages, Paperback + CD
Price: $119.95 (Shipping and handling: $8.00 for U.S. delivery, $20.00 elsewhere).

Includes a DVD Containing All Figures and Supplemental Images in PowerPoint

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

Introduction to Plant Propagation, Caula A. Beyl and Robert N. Trigiano

BOTANICAL BASICS


A Brief Introduction to Plant Anatomy and Morphology, Robert N. Trigiano, Jennifer A. Franklin, and Dennis J. Gray
Plant Physiology Concepts Important for Propagation Success, Caula A. Beyl and Govind C. Sharma
Plant Growth Substances Used in Propagation, Caula A. Beyl, David W. Burger, and Zong-Ming Cheng
Sexual Reproduction and Breeding, Timothy A. Rinehart, Robert N. Trigiano, Phillip A. Wadl, and Haley S. Smith
Juvenility and Its Effect on Macropropagation and Micropropagation, Caula A. Beyl
Chimeras, Robert M. Skirvin and Margaret A. Norton

PLANT PROPAGATION STRUCTURES, MEDIA, AND CONTAINERS

Propagation Structures: Types and Management, Gerald L. Klingaman
Intermittent Mist Control for Plant Propagation, David W. Burger
Substrates and Containers for Seed and Cutting Propagation and Transplanting, Neil S. Mattson and Amy Fulcher

PLANT PROPAGATION DISEASES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SANITATION


Disease Management, Alan S. Windham
Botrytis and Other Propagation Pathogens, Mark P. McQuilken
Disinfestation of Soil and Planting Media, James J. Stapleton
Crop Certification Programs and the Production of Specific Pathogen-Free Plants, Danielle J. Donnelly and Adam Dale
Building a Plant Propagator’s Integrated Pest Management Toolkit, William E. Klingeman

EVALUATION OF PROPAGATED PLANTS

Evaluation of Data from Propagation Experiments, Michael E. Compton

PROPAGATION BY STEM CUTTINGS

Cloning Plants by Rooting Stem Cuttings, John M. Ruter
Adventitious Rooting of Woody and Herbaceous Plants, Lori D. Osburn, Zong-Ming Cheng, and Robert N. Trigiano
Long Cuttings: A Novel Method to Propagate Woody Plants, Wolfgang Spethmann
Rooting Cuttings of Tropical Plants, Richard A. Criley

PROPAGATION BY LEAF AND ROOT CUTTINGS

Adventitious Shoot and Root Formation on Leaf and Root Cuttings, Caula A. Beyl
Propagation by Leaf Cuttings, John L. Griffis, Jr. and Malcom M. Manners
Propagation by Root Cuttings, Paul E. Read

LAYERING

Layering, Brian Maynard

GRAFTING AND BUDDING

Grafting: Theory and Practice, Kenneth W. Mudge
Grafting and Budding with Woody and Herbaceous Species, Garry V. McDonald
Grafting with Vegetable Plants, Chieri Kubota
Bulbs and Plants with Special Structures
Storage Organs, Jeffrey A. Adkins and William B. Miller
Propagating Selected Flower Bulb Species, William B. Miller, Jeffrey A. Adkins, and John E. Preece

MICROPROPAGATION


Micropropagation, Michael E. Kane, Philip J. Kauth, and Scott L. Stewart
Getting Started with Tissue Culture: Media Preparation, Sterile Technique, and Laboratory Equipment, Caula A. Beyl
Micropropagation of Mint, Sherry L. Kitto
Micropropagation of Tropical Root and Tuber Crops, Leopold M. Nyochembeng
Micropropagation of Woody Plants, Robert R. Tripepi

SEED PRODUCTION AND PROPAGATION

Seed Production, Processing and Analysis, J. Kim Pittcock
Practices to Promote Seed Germination, Caula A. Beyl
Producing Seedlings and Bedding Plants, Holly L. Scoggins

IN CONCLUSION: SPECIAL TOPICS

Myths of Plant Propagation, Jeffrey H. Gillman
Intellectual Property Protection for Plants, Christopher Eisenschenk
Molecular Biology and the Future of Plant Propagation, Govind C. Sharma, Manan Sharma, and Caula A. Beyl

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