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Progress Report on Spring Wheat Cell Culture Efforts

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dc.contributor.author Deckard, E. L.
dc.contributor.author Biewer, K. R.
dc.contributor.author Simonson, R. S.
dc.rights North Dakota State University en_US
dc.title Progress Report on Spring Wheat Cell Culture Efforts en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.source North Dakota Farm Research: Vol. 44, No.4, p. 16-18 en_US
dc.description The many possibilities of improving presetn crop varieties by various applications of biotechnology including cell and tissue culture with plant regeneration, transfer of specific genes from one crop to another, and cell hybridization are often reported. These new techniques are made possible due plants being made up of millions of cells,with each containing complete DNA information. Therefore, whole plants can be produced from individual cells and genes from one species can function in a different species. This article covers some preliminary results with wheat plants regenerated from cultures cells. The general culture procedures and results of such are reviewed. In summary, the new techniques of biotechnology offer many exciting possibilities with potential application to crop production. Alterations to the various biotechnological techniques have been made to accommodate various crops. Additional research was needed. This research not only involves the development of techniques, but the identification of important genes to be transferred as well.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-29T22:46:12Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-29T22:46:12Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-29
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/8249
dc.date 1987 en_US
dc.subject Wheat en_US
dc.subject Plant breeding en_US

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