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Xu, Zhihong

Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture 2006 and Beyond

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Table of contents

1. Plenary Lectures

1. Plant Biotechnology and Crop Improvement in China
Zhihong Xu

2. Facing the Future with Pharmaceuticals from Plants
Rainer Fischer, Richard M. Twyman, Stephan Hellwig, Jürgen Drossard, Stefan Schillberg

3. Embryogenesis In Vitro
Jim M. Dunwell

4. Multigene Strategies for Engineering the Phytoremediation of Mercury and Arsenic
Richard B. Meagher, Aaron P. Smith, Melissa Pischke, Tehryung Kim, Om Prakash Dhankher, Andrew C. P. Heaton

5. Molecular Control of S-RNase-based Self-Incompatibility
Jian Huang, Lan Zhao, Yongbiao Xue

6. The Use of Sexual Model Systems to Identify Elements of Apomixis
Ueli Grossniklaus, Philippa Barrell, Amal Johnston, Ramaurthy Baskar, Jacqueline Gheyselinck, Lukas Brand, Mark Curtis

7. Agricultural Biotechnology in China: Past, Present and Future
Valerie J. Karplus, Xing Wang Deng

2. Current Advances in Plant Tissue Culture Techniques

8. Regulation of Plant Morphogenesis In Vitro: Role of Ethylene and Polyamines
Eng-Chong Pua

9. Lingfasu and Its Use on Plant Tissue Culture In Vitro
Xu Hong-Yuan, Xu Hong-Zhang, He Bing, Zhou Feng-Jue

10. PPV-Specific Hairpin RNAs is an Effective Method for Plum Pox Potyvirus Resistance
Lining Tian, Shuocheng Zhang, H. J. I. P. ne SanfaHon, Antonet Svircev, Daniel C. Brown, Rui Wen

11. An Efficient Novel Method of Producing Virus Free Plants from Garlic Root Meristem
Md. Shahidul Haque, K. Hattori, A. Suzuki, T. Tsuneyoshi

12. Site-Directed Homologous Recombination in Tobacco Cell Cultures via Zinc Finger Nucleases
Charles Q. Cai, W. Michael Ainley, Trevor N. Collingwood, Robbi J. Garrison, Lisa L. Schulenberg, Andrew Worden, Philip D. Gregory, Beth C. Rubin-Wilson, Joseph F. Petolino

13. Generation of Genetically Modified Strawberries in Temporary Immersion Bioreactor System
Kati Hanhineva, Harri Kokko, Sirpa Karenlampi

3. Current Advances in Plant Molecular Biology

14. The Positioning of the Division Plane Is Determined by a Cortical Division Site at the Plasma Membrane
Danny Geelen

15. Repression of Plant Gene Expression via Chromosomal Remodelling Using Histone Deacetylases
Lining Tian, Keqiang Wu, Brian Miki, Dan Brown

4. Functional Genomics

16. DNA-METHYLTRANSFERASE 1 is a Member of FIS Polycomb Complex and is Involved in Seed Development in Arabidopsis
Ming Luo, Mingzhu Luo, Fred Berger, E. S. Dennis, Jim W. Peacock, Abed Chaudhury

17. Integrating Transcriptional and Metabolic Profiling to Unravel Secondary Metabolite Biosynthesis in Plants
Heiko Rischer, Matej Oresic, Alain Goossens, Dirk Inzé, Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey

5. Plant Transformation Technology

18. Application of Two New Selectable Marker Genes dsdA and dao1 in Maize Transformation
Fang-Ming Lai, Kangfeng Mei, Luke Mankin, Todd Jones

19. Efficient Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation of Various Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Genotypes
Goetz Hensel, Vladimir Valkov, Conny Marthe, Jochen Kumlehn

6. In vitro System as the Model for Discovery in Molecular Biology

20. Use of Alfalfa In Vitro Cultures in Studies on Regulation of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase (CDK) Functions
Dénes Dudits, Mátyás Cserháti, Pál Miskolczi, Attila Fehér, Ferhan Ayaydin, Gábor V. Horváth

21. Phytohormone Regulation of Cotton Fiber Development In Vitro
Barbara A. Triplett, Hee Jin Kim, Doug Hinchliffe, Sing-Hoi Sze, Peggy Thaxton, David Stelly, Z. Jeffrey Chen

22. Patterns of Growth and Cell Death in Diploid Arabidopsis Cell Cultures with Synchronised Cell Cycle
Ranjith Pathirana, Phillip West, Jocelyn Eason

7. Molecular Control of Abiotic Resistance

23. Engineering of Reactive Species Detoxification Pathways for Increasing Stress Tolerance in Plants
Gábor V. Horváth, Zoltán Turóczy, Mátyás Cserháti, Petra Kis, Dénes Dudits, Katalin Török, László Sass, Dénes Dudits

24. Orchid Flower Fragrance Biosynthesis Pathway and Its Key Enzyme Geranyl Diphosphate Synthase
Yu-Yun Hsiao, Wen-Chieh Tsai, Chang-Sheng Kuoh, Tian-Hsiang Huang, Hei-Chia Wang, Yann-Lii Leu, Tian-Shung Wu, Wen-Huei Chen, Hong-Hwa Chen

25. Cytokinin Function in Drought Stress Response and Subsequent Recovery
M. Novakova, P. Dobrev, V. Motyka, A. Gaudinova, J. Malbeck, J. Pospisilova, D. Haisel, H. Storchova, J. Dobra, M. C. Mok, D. W. S. Mok, R. Martin, R. Vankova

26. Xenogenomics: Bioprospecting for Genetic Determinants of Cold and Freezing Stress Tolerance in the Cryophilic Antarctic Hair Grass Deschampsia antarctica E. Desv
U. P. John, R. M. Polotnianka, A. Sivakumaran, L. Mackin, M. J. Kuiper, J. P. Talbot, O. Chew, E. Ribarev, D. Azria, D. Gunawardana, G. C. Spangenberg

8. Plant Insect Interaction

27. Biotechnological Control of Plant Parasitic Nematodes
P. E. Urwin

28. Molecular Basis of Colorado Potato Beetle Adaptation to Potato Defence Mechanisms
N. Slapar, M. Pompe-Novak, M. Buh, M. Ravnikar, B. Štrukelj, M. A. Jongsma, K. Gruden

9. Molecular Mechanisms on Plant-Microbe Interactions

29. An Arabidopsis Nudix Hydrolase Modulates the Innate Immune Response Independent of NPR1 and Salicylate
Yiji Xia, Xiaochun Ge, Guo-Jing Li, Huifen Zhu

30. RNA-Mediated Resistance to Cassava Geminiviruses in Transgenic Cassava
Hervé Vanderschuren, Rashid Akbergenov, Mikhail M. Pooggin, Thomas Hohn, Wilhelm Gruissem, Peng Zhang

31. The Molecular Basis of Cold-Induced Pollen Sterility in Rice
Sandra N. Oliver, Xiaochun Zhao, Elizabeth S. Dennis, Rudy Dolferus

32. Regulation of the Rice NADPH Oxidase by Binding of Small GTPase Rac and Ca2+ to Its N-terminal Extension
Hann Ling Wong, Reinhard Pinontoan, Kana Hasegawa, Takashi Yaeno, Koh Iba, Ryo Tabata, Kokoro Hayashi, Chojiro Kojima, Tsutomu Kawasaki, Ko Shimamoto

33. Post-Transcriptional Gene Silencing of the p23 Silencing Suppressor of Citrus tristeza Virus Confers Resistance to the Virus in Transgenic Mexican Lime
Carmen Fagoaga, Carmelo López, Alfonso Hermoso Mendoza, Pedro Moreno, Luis Navarro, Ricardo Flores, Leandro Peña

34. Phloem Feeding Regulates the Plant Defense Pathways Responding to Both Aphid Infestation and Pathogen Infection
Yinghua Huang

10. Metabolic Engineering

35. Towards Metabolic Engineering of Carotenoid Content in Sweet-orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osb.)
Marcio G. C. Costa, Amanda F. S. Mendes, Luciana C. Cidade, Walter S. Soares-Filho, Wagner C. Otoni, Gloria A. Moore

36. Engineering New Crops for Safe Castor Oil Production
Grace Q. Chen, Yeh-Jin Ahn, Louisa Vang

37. Biochemical and Structural Bases for (Iso)flavonoid Biosynthetic Diversity
Chang-Jun Liu, Wang Cheng, Joseph P. Noel, Richard A. Dixon

38. Utilization of Plant Metabolic Engineering for Production of Pharmaceuticals in Tea
A. Borthakur, R. K. Dutta, S. Borchetia, Sudripta Das

11. Improving Nutritional Quality of Crops

39. Success Towards Alleviating Peanut Allergy: The Major Allergen Ara h 2 is Silenced via RNA Interfere (RNAi)
K. N. Konan, O. M. Viquez, F. C. Chen, H. W. Dodo

40. Transgenic Poplar for Phytoremediation
Won-Yong Song, Young-Im Choi, Donghwan Shim, Do-Young Kim, Eun-Woon Noh, Enrico Martinoia, Youngsook Lee

41. The Africa Biofortified Sorghum Project– Applying Biotechnology to Develop Nutritionally Improved Sorghum for Africa
Zuo-yu Zhao

42. Genetic Engineering of Strawberry for Taste Improvement and Enhanced Disease Resistance by Introduction of thauII Gene
K. A. Schestibratov, S. V. Dolgov

43. Genetic Engineering of Crops for Improved Nutritional Quality
Samuel S. M. Sun, Qiaoquan Liu, Rebecca M. L. Chan

44. Transcriptome Profiling of Wheat Genotypes Differing in Bread Baking Quality under Different Environments
Yongfang Wan, Rowan Mitchell, Tim Wheeler, Mike Gooding, Rebecca Poole, Keith Edwards, Clare Mills, Peter Skeggs, Salvador Gezan, Sue Welham, Christina Shenton, Tong Zhu, Peter Shewry

12. Signal Transduction

45. Cotton 14-3-3L Gene Is Preferentially Expressed in Fiber
Xue-Bao Li, Hai-Yan Shi, Xiu-Lan Wang, Wen-Liang Xu, Deng-Di Li, Hong Wang

46. Inositol Polyphosphate 6-/3-kinase (AtIpk2?), an Early Auxin-Responsive Gene, Positively Regulates Axillary Shoot Branching in Arabidopsis thaliana
Zai-Bao Zhang, Guang Yang, Zhen Chen, Yan Li, Fernando Arana, Hui-Jun Xia

13. Apomixis

47. Genetic Analyses of Aposporous Embryo Sac Formation in Sorghum
John G. Carman, Michelle S. Jamison, Jayasree Pattanayak, Jeff Lacey, Jeong-Soon Kim, Estella G. Elliott, Patricia Klein, Tom Ulrich, Krishna Dwivedi

48. Epigenetic Regulation of Seed Development
Claudia Köhler

14. Biotechnology in Cereals

49. Optimisation of Tissue Culture, Regeneration and Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation Paramaters in Winter Wheat Cultivars (T.durumcv. Kiziltan-91 and T.aestivum cv. Bezostaja-01)
M. Kavas, H. A. Öktem, M. Yücel

50. Enhancement of the Brassinosteroid Biosynthesis Pathway Improves Grain Yield in Rice
Chuan-Yin Wu, Shing Kwok, Sam Harris, Anthony Trieu, Parthiban Radhakrishnan, Andres Salazar, Ke Zhang, Jiulin Wang, Jianmin Wan, Shozo Fujioka, Ken Feldmann, Roger Pennell

51. Functional Genomics of Hexaploid Wheat
Yasunari Ogihara

15. Biotechnology in Economic Crops

52. Isolation and Characterization of Senescence-Associated Ethylene Genes from Dendrobium Orchids
Zuliana Razali, S. Chandran, Lee Ai Ling, A. N. Boyce, Helen Nair

53. Biotechnological Improvement of Forage Crops
Zeng-Yu Wang, Jeremey Bell, Xiaofei Cheng, Yaxin Ge, Kun Jun Han, Xuefeng Ma, Elane Wright, Yajun Xi, Xirong Xiao, Ji-Yi Zhang, Andrew Hopkins, Joseph Bouton

16. Biotechnology in Medicinal, Woody and Horticultural Plants

54. Lignan and Norlignan Biosynthesis and Biotechnology
Toshiaki Umezawa

55. Polyketide Metabolism in Hypericum perforatum and Related Species
Ludger Beerhues, Benye Liu

56. In Vitro Selection and Molecular Markers for Early Screening of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance Wheat
F. Eudes, Ana Badea, A. Laroche, D. Gaudet, R. Graf, S. Sadasivaiah

57. The Geo-Model for Cell Wall Formation: A Design Tool for Plants
Carolina Cifuentes, Anne Mie C. Emons

17. Tissue Culture for Biodiversity Preservation

58. Integrating In Vitro Methods for Propagating and Preserving Endangered Plants
V. C. Pence, S. M. Charls, B. L. Plair, M. A. Jaskowiak, G. D. Winget, L. L. Cleveland

59. Micropropagation and Germplasm Conservation of Staple Food Crops and Traditional Medicinal Plants in Micronesia
Virendra Mohan Verma

60. Efficient In Vitro Bulblet Regeneration from Immature Embryos of Endemic and Endangered Geophyte Species in Sternbergia, Muscari and Fritillaria Genera
Sebahattin Özcan, ?skender Parmaksiz, Semra Mirici, Sati Çöç00FC;, Serkan Uranbey, Arif ?pek, Cengiz Sancak, Ercüment O. Sarihan, Bilal Gürbüz, Cafer S. Sevimay, Ne?et Arslan

61. In Vitro Strategies for Conservation of Plant Diversity in India
Pramod Tandon

18. Plants as Bioreacter/Molecular Pharming

62. Molecular Farming in Plants: An Update
Elisabetta Lupotto, Maria Rosaria Stile

63. In Vivo and In Vitro Studies on Huperzine A Producing Ferns
Somika Bhatnagar, Yuan Qing Deborah Hong, Guang Yuan Wang, Yan Hong

64. Production of Recombinant Antibodies in Pea Seeds and Their Oral Application in Piglets
Isolde Saalbach, Marcus Riehl, Martin Giersberg, Jochen Kumlehn, Dieter Falkenburg

19. Molecular Breeding

65. Breeding for Improved and Novel Starch Characteristics in Potato
Farhad Nazarian Firouzabadi, Geraldine Kok-Jacon, Ji Qin, Jean-Paul Vincken, Luc Suurs, Richard G. F. Visser

66. Biofortification of Cassava Using Molecular Breeding
Kirsten Jørgensen, Charlotte Sørensen, Susanne Jensen, Marc Morant, Martin Fregene, Birger Lindberg Møller

67. Evaluation of GM Poplars Expressing Relevant Traits for Herbicide Tolerance, Disease Resistance and Production of Pharmaceutics:Biochemical, Molecular and Microbiological Studies on Plants and Detection of Transgene Sequences in Soil
S. Zelasco, D. Carbonera, A. Giorcelli, M. Confalonieri, F. Mattivi, M. Bonadei, M. Gennaro, E. Quattrini, P. Calligari, F. Picco, G. Deandrea, A. Balestrazzi

68. Molecular Breeding of Low-Phytic-Acid Grains in Rice by Using the Promoter of 18 kDa Oleosin
Mio Kuwano, Makoto Suzuki, Fumio Takaiwa, Kaoru T. Yoshida

20. Regeneration, Micropropagation and Industrialization

69. A Highly Efficient Protocol for Micropropagation of North American Ginseng
Sijun Zhou, Daniel C. W. Brown

70. The Use of Tissue Culture for Successful and Sustainable Cane
Satjaporn Chantawong, Upsorn Pliansinchai, Chalermpol Kirdmanee, Pipat Weerathaworn

71. Development of Subclonal Variants from Interspecific Hybrids of Sugarcane
S. Rajeswari, Shini Sekar, M. Krishnamurthi

72. Forcing and In Vitro Establishment of Softwood Shoots from Large Stem Segments of Woody Plants
Faheem Aftab, John E. Preece

21. Protoplasts, Haploids and Embryo Culture in Crop Improvement

73. Introgression Breeding Program in Lolium/Festuca Complex Using Androgenesis
Toshihiko Yamada, Yang-dong Guo, Yuuko Mizukami, Ken-ichi Tamura, Kazuhiro Tase

74. Recent Advances in Anther Culture of Coconut(Cocos nucifera L.)
P. I. P. Perera, V. Hocher, J. L. Verdeil, D. M. D. Yakandawala, L. K. Weerakoon

75. Protoplast Isolation and Cultivation from Embryogenic Suspension Cultures and Leaves of Grapevines (Vitis L.)
Jiang Lu, Xia Xu, Judy Grosser

76. Protoplast Technology and Citrus Improvement
W. W. Guo, X. D. Cai, Y. J. Cheng, J. W. Grosser, X. X. Deng

77. Microspore Embryogenesis in the Apiaceae
A. M. R. Ferrie, T. D. Bethune

22. Technology Transfer to Developing Countries

78. Integration of Cold Signal Transduction Pathway Related to ABA 8'-hydroxylase in Arabidopsis
Xin Zhou, Fei He, Fengxia Liu, Xue Zheng, Chao Di, Shaoxia Zhou, Hongya Gu, Wenying Xu, Zhen Su

79. Rice Genetics and Genomics Information as the Ultimate Tool for Rice Improvement
Takuji Sasaki, Jianzhong Wu, Takashi Matsumoto

80. The Development of Agricultural Biotechnology Capacities in Palestine through the UNESCO Biotechnology Educational and Training Center
at Bethlehem University
Naim Iraki, Omar Dar-Issa, Basma Sandouka, Michael Sansour, Rami Arafeh, Amani Abu-Sa'da, Nida' Salah

Keywords: Life Sciences, Plant Sciences, Biotechnology, Plant Genetics & Genomics, Developmental Biology, Agriculture, Cell Biology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
517 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402066351

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