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Plant genetics

Author: Carl-Erik Tornqvist
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2006.
Series: Green world (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the genetics of plants through historical scientific achievements, discussions of diversity, agricultural practices, and comparisons to animal and human genetics.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl-Erik Tornqvist
ISBN: 0791085635 9780791085639
OCLC Number: 62282089
Description: viii, 124 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: History of plant genetics: mendel and mcclintock --
Overview of genetics : chromosomes, DNA, RNA, and proteins --
Benefits of chromosome number : polyploid plants --
Meiosis, mitosis, and alternation of generations : plant reproduction --
The diversity of plants : nature's palette of genes --
Physiological processes are genetically controlled --
Identifying functions of genes : reverse and forward genetics --
Agricultural advances : biotechnology, breeding, and pathology --
Plant genomics and beyond.
Series Title: Green world (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Responsibility: Carl-Erik Tornqvist.
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