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Description - Micropropagation of Orchids by Joseph Arditti

This greatly expanded and updated edition of a classic reference work comprises two volumes offering a compendium of methods for multiplying orchids through micropropagation. * A detailed collection of procedures and methods for multiplying orchids, including organ, tissue, and cell culture techniques in vitro * Presents classic techniques that have been in the forefront of orchid propagation since they were first developed in 1949 * Detailed procedures are appended with tables and complete recipes for a large number of culture media * Includes many illustrations, chemical formulas, historical vignettes, and seldom seen illustrations of people, orchids, apparatus and tools

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405160889
ISBN-10: 1405160888
Format: Hardback
(262mm x 207mm x 93mm)
Pages: 1560
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joseph Arditti

Dr Joseph Arditti majored in floriculture as an undergraduate and received his doctorate from the University of Southern California in 1965. After serving as a lecturer for one year at the University of Southern California, he accepted a faculty position at the University of California, Irvine in 1966 where he taught General Botany, Horticulture, and Plant Physiology while engaging in research on various aspects of orchid biology in the US, Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Dr Arditti retired in 2001 and is now Professor Emeritus. He continues to write and travel worldwide to lecture at scientific meetings and to orchid groups. He is acknowledged to be one of the world's leading experts on orchid biology and propagation.