Cacti Uses

Brad Chapman Candelario Mondragon Jacobo Ronald A Bunch and Andrew H Paterson

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Breeding and Biotechnology Research Objectives Expanding Markets Breeding Breeding programs Germplasm Pools The Cultivated Gene Pool The Semidomesticated and Wild Gene Pool Germplasm Collections Breeding Systems and Techniques Controlled Pollination Clonal Propagation Apomixis Future Directions Biotechnology Overview of Plant Molecular Tools DNA and Protein Analysis Tissue Culture and Transformation Evolutionary Relationships Molecular Tools for Cacti Future Directions Conclusions Literature...

Dragon Fruit Under Shadenet Pics


Chromosomes in the Cactaceae have a base number of n 11 Gibson and Nobel 1986 . Cultivated Hylocereus species H. costaricensis, H. polyrhizus, and H. undatus and most investigated Selenicereus species are diploids 2n 22 , although the highly cultivated S. megalanthus syn. Mediocactus megalanthus or M. coccineus Moran 1953 Infante 1992 Weiss et al. 1995 is tetraploid 2n 44 Beard 1937 Spencer 1955 Lichtenzveig et al. 2000 . Selenicereus megalanthus has morphological features of both Hylocereus...