ISBN13:978-0136792352 ISBN10: 0136792359 Edition/Copyright:7TH 02 Cover: Other Format Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 11/28/2001 International: No
The seventh edition of Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices continues the gradual reorganization and distribution in subject matter among the three active co-authors and the updating of biological concepts that underlie the practical application of the existing plant propagation technology.
The first edition in 1959 contains the following excerpt: "The study of plant propagation involves three different aspects. These may be considered as objectives in any course of study involving the propagation of plants. First of all, plant propagation requires a knowledge of mechanical manipulations and technical skills whose mastery requires a certain amount of practice and experience. This would include such things as how to bud or graft or how to make cuttings, etc. This is the art of propagation.
Secondly, successful plant propagation requires knowledge of plant growth and structure. This is the science of propagation. Some of this information can be learned empirically by working with the plants themselves, but it should be supplemented, if possible, with information gained from formal courses in botany, horticulture, plant physiology, and genetics. Such knowledge aids propagators in understanding why they do the things they do. It also makes it possible for them to better perform the practices.
A third important requirement of successful plant propagation is a knowledge of specific kinds of plants and the particular methods by which those plants must be propagated. To a large extent the method must be geared to the requirements of the particular kind of plant being propagated."
In preparing the seventh edition 42 years later we have maintained those same three objectives and, as much as possible, presented them in separate identified chapters as principles and practices although the order has changed somewhat. During the different editions, the amount of material has increased astronomically and the limits of scientific concepts and applicability have expanded beyond the wildest forecasts in 1959. Instead of simply piling more information onto previous information, we have tried to integrate new science and technology into the evolving pattern that characterizes the range from traditional to the present combination of science and technology.
First of all, we must recognize the revolutionary impact of biotechnology not only upon the concepts of biology but also its practical applications in the propagation industry. We have had a long enough history to see the historical continuity in the evolution of human progress and scientific advancement. Chapter 1 has remained intact as a historical account of how propagation activities have been a primary backdrop for human progress leading up to our present era. Chapter 2 has been almost completely rewritten to synthesize a comprehensive view of propagation from the standpoint of the gene and the epigenetic control of development. Biotechnology is introduced as three separate branches: (a) cell and tissue culture technology, (b) gene marker technology, and (c) recombinant gene technology. Cell and tissue culture technology, which includes all aseptic aspects of the culture of protoplasts, cells, tissues, shoot tips, embryos, etc., was introduced in the first edition by a section on embryo culture which expanded into a full chapter by the third edition. From there the subject was treated in dual chapters of principles and practices. In this edition, this section has remained intact but is reorganized and partly rewritten. This technology has not only found its place in commercial propagation but is an essential aspect of current genetic engineering. DNA marker-based technology is now coming into its own to directly identify cultivars and to study taxonomic relationships. The ability to sequence genes and to manipulate them in the laboratory has created an essentially new field of biology known as genomics which will have an increasing impact of propagation. After many years in the laboratory, recombinant DNA technology is now having an impact on human activities. Propagators will be increasingly faced with both its promise and its controversy. The topic is introduced in Chapter 2. The production of transgenic cultivars is described for seeds in Chapter 5 (Seed Selection) and for vegetatively propagated cultivars in Chapter 16 (Clones). However, students will need to go elsewhere for a comprehensive text on genetic engineering.
The engineering, computerization, and mechanization to control the propagation environment has continued to be a major aspect of the industry and of previous editions. Chapter 3 continues the integration of concepts and application.
Seed propagation has made major advances in both the understanding of seed biology and the technology of seedling production. These chapters have remained largely intact but considerable rewriting and reorganization has taken place. Chapter 5 has been almost completely reorganized, integrating the concepts of selection for annual and perennial plants together into a comprehensive analysis.
Chapters on vegetative propagation (cuttings, grafting, budding, layering, specialized roots and stems) follow next in sequence continuing the dual emphasis on principles and practices. The history of research on root initiation is reviewed.
The chapter on clonal propagation has been expanded into a comprehensive analysis of the concept of clones as taxonomic units in perennial crops, including their origin in horticulture and forestry and the potential for improvement through transgenic cultivars. Sources of variability (environmental, epigenetic, genetic, and pathogenic) in clonal propagation systems are described as well as their control in plant production systems. Emphasis is placed on selection and maintenance of sources that are genetically pure, true to type, and pathogen free.
One change that may be noted by previous users is renaming the title to: Hartmann and Kester's Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices. This is intended to maintain the identity with the original text initially created and maintained by the two original authors through four editions, an identity recognized by thousands of horticultural students.
We also recognize the need to increase the case by which students can identify key concepts and terminology of propagation. Each chapter opens with an introductory statement and specific objectives. We are using in-depth text boxes to separate more advanced topics or to highlight specific key terminology. Whenever a new term is introduced (shown in bold print), the definition is added in the margin of that page to produce a glossary of terms. An added feature to the seventh edition is a student CD supplement that includes expanded definitions and images for over 200 terms used in plant propagation. The CD is packaged free in the back of each new text and provides an interactive supplement to the text that allows students to see additional color images, animations, tutorials, and video clips related to propagation.
Additionally, a student support Web site is available at http://www.prenhall.com/hartmann www.prenhall.com/hartmann. The Web site includes sample exam questions, giving students the opportunity to test their understanding of important course material.
An Instructor's Manual is available as an aid for using the text to teach plant propagation. It includes chapter overviews with sample test questions. The Instructor's Manual is available by contacting your local Prentice Hall representative.
We have added a number of new illustrations this time, including many replacements in Chapter 2.
We have begun to include many Web sites as references within the text. The web will continue to be an expanding resource.
In preparing the seventh edition of this book, we have depended upon the assistance of authorities in the various fields of propagation and related subjects. They gave their time most generously in reading sections of the manuscript and offering suggestions. We especially wish to thank: Sekar Arulsekar, Bill Barnes, Carol Baskin, D. Kim Black, Jack Buxton, Abhai Dandekar, John Day, Richard Durham, Kevin M. Fenning, Tom Gradziel, Jim Kamas, Ron Perry, Bill Proebsting, Larry Rupp, Jeff Sibley, John Tristan, Lawrence Virkaitis, Keith Warren, 'Philip Wilson, and Richard Zimmerman. The responsibility, however, for the final version of the edition is that of the authors.
We need to acknowledge the passing of individuals associated with this text. We dedicate this edition again to Dr. Hudson T. Hartmann. Also we note the death of Daphne Kester who has been associated with the production of this text for many years. She typed many of the early manuscripts. In addition she was a dedicated supporter and participant of the effort. We also thank our wives, Maritza Davies and Pat Geneve, and families for their support, encouragement, and patience during the writing and production of the seventh edition of this book. We thank Carolyn Cobb for preparing many of the illustrations used in this book.
Finally we acknowledge the skill and professionalism of the Prentice-Hall and associated editors who made this production possible: Debbie Yarnell, Lori Dalberg, Eileen O'Sullivan, and Carey Davies.
View Author Bio
Hartmann, Hudson T. : University of California
Kester, Dale : University of California-Davis
Davies, Fred : Texas A & M University
Geneve, Robert : Univerisity of Kentucky
View Table of Contents
I. GENERAL ASPECTS OF PLANT PROPAGATION.
1. How Plant Propagation Evolved in Human Society. 2. Biology of Plant Propagation. 3. The Propagation Environment.
II. SEED PROPAGATION.
4. The Development of Seeds. 5. Principles and Practices of Seed Selection. 6. Techniques of Seed Production and Handling. 7. Principles of Propagation from Seeds. 8. Techniques of Seed Propagation.
III. VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION.
9. The Principles of Propagation by Cuttings. 10. Techniques of Propagation by Cuttings. 11. The Principles of Grafting and Budding. 12. Techniques of Grafting. 13. Techniques of Budding. 14. Principles and Practices of Propagation by Layering. 15. Principles and Practices of Propagation by Specialized Stems and Roots. 16. Selection and Management of Clones in Vegetative Propagation.
IV. METHODS OF MICROPROPAGATION.
17. Principles of Tissue Culture and Micropropagation. 18. Techniques of Micropropagation.
V. PROPAGATION OF SELECTED PLANTS.
19. Propagation Methods and Rootstocks for Fruit and Nut Species. 20. Propagation of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines. 21. Propagation of Selected Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials Used as Orna
Other Editions of Hartmann and Kester's Plant Propagation : Principles and Practices / With CD-ROM:
0136792359 Includes CD. Oversized, priority and international orders will require additional postage. Good, hardcover binding with dust jacket. Light to moderate wear to corners and edges, may contain...show more other minor aesthetic flaws. Please inquire for additional details. Last Word Books & Press is an Infamous Independent Bookstore and Print Shop located in Olympia, Washington. ...show less
$32.95 +$3.99 s/h
omgtextbooks Pueblo West, CO
Upper Saddle River, NJ 2001 Other 7th Revised ed. Good.
$39.99 +$3.99 s/h
SUPER BOOKS Fort Mill, SC
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$51.39 +$3.99 s/h
Books Revisited Chatham, NJ
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.
$53.89 +$3.99 s/h
Books Revisited Chatham, NJ
$151.45 +$3.99 s/h
A2ZBooks Ky Burgin, KY
Upper Saddle River, N. J 2002 Hardcover 7th Edition Very Good Condition. No Dust Jacket Some shelf and corner wear with scuffing to cover. Text appears clean. Binding is tight and solid in very good...show more condition. Has bookstore Stickers on the Spine and Back Cover. Good study copy. Looks Nice. No CD. Size: 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4. 880 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Plant propagation; Biology; ISBN: 0136792359. ISBN/EAN: 9780136792352. Dewey Code: 631.5/3 21. Inventory No: 1561006091. ...show less
$151.45 +$3.99 s/h
a2zbooks Burgin, KY
Some shelf and corner wear with scuffing to cover. Text appears clean. Binding is tight and solid in very good condition. Has bookstore Stickers on the Spine and Back Cover. Good study copy. Looks Nic...show moree. No CD. Size: 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4. 880 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; Plant propagation; Biology; ISBN: 0136792359. ISBN/EAN: 9780136792352. Dewey Code: 631.5/3 21. Inventory No: 1561006091. 7th Edition. ...show less
Free Shipping Get Free Shipping on orders over $25 (not including Rental and Marketplace). Order arrives in 5-10 business days.
Need it faster? We offer fast, flat-rate expedited shipping options.
Not the right book for you? We'll gladly take it back within 30 days.
To return an eTextbook:
Your eTextbook is non-returnable once it's been activated. You must contact us about returning your eTextbook before you activate it.
Returns are accepted within 30 days of the purchase date on your order confirmation.
This book qualifies for guaranteed cash back! Buy it now for , then:
Sell it back by:
Guaranteed cash back:
Cost of this book after cash back:
Take advantage of Guaranteed Cash Back. Send your book to us in good condition before the end of the buyback period, we'll send YOU a check, and you'll pay less for your textbooks!
If you find this book for less on Amazon.com (direct from Amazon, not marketplace sellers), we'll match it.
In our warehouse, waiting to ship directly to you.
We hand-inspect every used textbook to make sure it's in good condition.
Buy it now. Sell it later!
Sell this textbook for cash!
When you're done with this book, sell it back to Textbooks.com. In addition to the best possible buyback price, you'll get an extra 10% cash back just for being a customer.
We buy good-condition used textbooks year 'round, 24/7. No matter where you bought it, Textbooks.com will buy your textbooks for the most cash.
We hand-inspect every one of our used textbooks to ensure good condition.
Our used textbooks do NOT have:
Missing or torn pages
Missing or torn cover
Torn or damaged binding
A broken spine
This textbook has never been used.
Due to the size of eTextbooks, a high-speed internet connection (cable modem, DSL, LAN) is required for download stability and speed. Your connection can be wired or wireless.
Being online is not required for reading an eTextbook after successfully downloading it. You must only be connected to the Internet duringthe download process.
Windows XP, Windows Vista or Mac OS X 10.3 or above
At least 280 MB RAM, a 600 mHZ processor and 110 MB of hard drive space
1024x768 (or larger) screen resolution
What is the Marketplace? It's another way for you to get the right price on the books you need. We approved every Marketplace vendor to sell their books on Textbooks.com, so you know they're all reliable.
What are Marketplace shipping options? Marketplace items do not qualify for free shipping. When ordering from the Marketplace, please specify whether you want the seller to send your book Standard ($3.99/item) or Express ($6.99/item). To get free shipping over $25, just order directly from Textbooks.com instead of through the Marketplace.
FREE UPS 2nd Day Air Terms
Rental and Marketplace items are excluded. Offer is valid from 1/21/2013 12:00PM to 1/23/2013 11:59AM CST. Your order must be placed by 12 Noon CST to be processed on the same day. Minimum order value is $100.00 excluding Rental and Marketplace items. To redeem this offer, select "FREE UPS 2ND DAY AIR" at checkout. Offer not is not valid on previous orders.