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Chapter 1 commitment: Henry M. Munger Vegetable Breeder and Educator (pages xii–8): Martha A. Mutschler
Chapter 2 Pollen, Pistil, and Reproductive functionality in Crop vegetation (pages 9–79): R. Bruce Knox, Elizabeth G. Williams and Christian Dumas
Chapter three cellular components in Maize (pages 81–122): Peter A. Peterson
Chapter four Somaclonal version in Alfalfa (pages 123–152): E. T. Bingham and T. J. McCoy
Chapter five mobile choice For Crop development (pages 153–173): David R. Duncan and Jack M. Widholm
Chapter 6 Oil Palm development through Tissue tradition (pages 175–202): A. D. Krikorian and Robert P. Kann
Chapter 7 Breeding Soybeans for Drought Resistance (pages 203–243): Oval Myers, John H. Yopp and M. R. S. Krishnamani
Chapter eight Breeding universal Bean for Yield in combinations (pages 245–272): John Hamblin and Maria Jose de O. Zimmermann
Chapter nine Inheritance of Tomato Fruit caliber parts (pages 273–311): M. Allen Stevens
Chapter 10 Breeding candy Potatoes (pages 313–345): Franklin W. Martin and Alfred Jones
Chapter eleven Breeding Blight?Resistant Chestnuts (pages 347–397): C. R. Burnham, P. A. Rutter and D. W. French

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Plant Breeding Reviews, volume 4

Content material: bankruptcy 1 commitment: Henry M. Munger Vegetable Breeder and Educator (pages xii–8): Martha A. MutschlerChapter 2 Pollen, Pistil, and Reproductive functionality in Crop crops (pages 9–79): R. Bruce Knox, Elizabeth G. Williams and Christian DumasChapter three cellular parts in Maize (pages 81–122): Peter A.

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6). However, the pollen of grasses such as corn and wheat may have a water content as high as about 60%; consequently, they are short-lived and difficult to freeze and store (Dumas et al. 1984a,b). 5. 0 0 I 0 5 ' I ' 10 . ' " "* 15 d a y s Fig. 6. (A) The pollen quality decreases from 90 to 0%over 2 weeks; three steps (A to C) are visible. (B) Loss of water is plotted as a fraction of the original water content during pollen aging a t room temperature; three steps (A to C) are visible (from Dumas et al.

Deficiency may induce a modification of polyphenol metabolism, leading to phytoalexin formation, which may inhibit tube growth (Lewis 1980). The antibiotic-like phytoalexins are commonly produced by plants to combat microbial infections;they are also known to inhibit in uitro pollen tube growth (Hodgkin and Lyon 1979). The molecular mechanism of self-incompatibility remains unknown, although a number of hypotheses have been proposed. 3), some of which have been shown to affect pollen tube growth in uitro.

WILLIAMS, AND CHRISTIAN D U M A S one species on its own stigmas (Stead et al. 1980);(3)pollens of different foreign species on the same stigma; and (4) living and dead grains.

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