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Pollen Biology and Biotechnology

Author: K R Shivanna

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN 10: 1578082412
ISBN 13: 978-1578082414

The author offers an overview of pollen biology and biotechnology for students and researchers in areas such as reproductive biology, biotechnology, aeropalynology, plant breeding, horticulture, and forestry. Citing more than 1,500 references to pollen research, the text covers topics including advances in understanding pollen tube growth, the use of pollen for gene transfer, and advantages and disadvantages of various pollination systems for production of species limits.