Finally - a guide to cytological techniques written specifically for the plant chromosome researcher and student. Plant Chromosomes: Laboratory Methods thoroughly covers all important approaches to the study of plant chromosomes. It reviews each specific approach and describes requisite experimental techniques. These practical descriptions cover basic, standard techniques as well as the most recent research advances and state-of-the-art technologies.
Plant Chromosomes: Laboratory Methods allows you to build on the knowledge of its expert authors, who have first-hand experience with the ins and outs of each approach. Through hundreds of trouble-shooting suggestions it also helps you avoid experimental pitfalls by providing invaluable tips at critical points in the experimental process. This book gives you the information you need to improve the power of your plant chromosome research - saving you time and effort in the process. No other single volume contains so much practical information on this topic.

chapter 1|17 pages

Plant Chromosomes at Mitosis

ByKiichi Fukui

chapter 2|15 pages

Plant Chromosomes at Meiosis

ByPablo G. Goicoechea, Ramón Giraldez

chapter 3|16 pages

Plant Chromosomes at Metabolic Phase

ByKenji Taniguchi

chapter 4|34 pages

Polytene Chromosomes

ByWalter Nagl

chapter 5|22 pages

Flow Cytometry and Chromosome Sorting

ByJohn S. Heslop-Harrison, Trade Schwarzacher

chapter 6|16 pages

Chromosome Dissection and Direct Cloning

ByYasuo Kamisugi, Kiiki Fukui

chapter 7|32 pages

Chromosome-Banding Methods*

ByBernd Friebe, Takashi R. Endo, Bikram S. Gill

chapter 8|16 pages

In Situ Hybridization

ByYasuhiko Mukai

chapter 9|16 pages

Sister Chromatid Exchange and Replication Banding*

ByBernd Friebe, F. Cortés

chapter 10|18 pages

Replication of Chromosomes

ByKenji Taniguchi, Ikuko Fujishige

chapter 11|13 pages

Chromosome Manipulation in Wheat*

ByJohn P. Guslafson, John W. Snape

chapter 12|21 pages

Electron Microscopy and Plant Chromosomes

ByJohn S. Heslop-Harrison

chapter 13|15 pages

Analysis of Chromosome Information

ByKiichi Fukui, Shigeki Nakayama