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The Maize Handbook

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Fertilization and Embryogeny in Maize
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    Chapter 2 The Maize Shoot
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    Chapter 3 The Maize Leaf
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    Chapter 4 The Maize Root
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    Chapter 5 Morphology and Development of the Tassel and Ear
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    Chapter 6 Gametogenesis in Maize
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    Chapter 7 The Patterns of Plant Structures in Maize
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    Chapter 8 Genetics and the Morphological Evolution of Maize
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    Chapter 9 Overview of Key Steps in Aleurone Development
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    Chapter 10 Light Microscopy I: Dissection and Microtechnique
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    Chapter 11 Light Microscopy II: Observation, Photomicrography, and Image Analysis
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    Chapter 12 Scanning Electron Microscopy
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    Chapter 13 Transmission Electron Microscopy: Chemical Fixation, Freezing Methods, and Inmunolocalization
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    Chapter 14 Techniques for Histology of Maize Megaspores and Embryo Sacs
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    Chapter 15 Indirect Immunofluoreseence: Localization of the Cytoskeleton
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    Chapter 16 Immunocytochemistry for Light and Electron Microscopy
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    Chapter 17 Immunolocalization of Nuclear Proteins
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    Chapter 18 In situ Hybridization
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    Chapter 19 Photography of Maize
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    Chapter 20 Genetic Experiments and Mapping
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    Chapter 21 Growing Maize for Genetic Studies
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    Chapter 22 A Nine-Step Way to Characterize a Morphological Mutant
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    Chapter 23 Mutagenesis
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    Chapter 24 Gene Tagging with Ac/Ds Elements in Maize
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    Chapter 25 Using Cytogenetics to Enhance Transposon Tagging with Ac Throughout the Maize Genome
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    Chapter 26 Transposon Tagging with Spm
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    Chapter 27 Transposon Tagging with Mutator
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    Chapter 28 Mapping Genes with Recombinant Inbreds
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    Chapter 29 The Placement of Genes Using waxy-Marked Reciprocal Translocations
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    Chapter 30 Chimeras for Genetic Analysis
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    Chapter 31 The Use of Clonal Sectors for Lineage and Mutant Analysis
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    Chapter 32 Use of Segmental Aneuploids for Mutant Analysis
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    Chapter 33 Biased Transmission of Genes and Chromosomes
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    Chapter 34 Anthocyanin Genetics
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    Chapter 35 Cloned Anthocyanin Genes and Their Regulation
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    Chapter 36 Maize and Puccinia sorghi: A System for the Study of the Genetic and Molecular Basis of Host-Pathogen Interactions
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    Chapter 37 Disease Lesion Mutants
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    Chapter 38 Classification of Pollen Abortion in the Field
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    Chapter 39 Genetic Fine Structure as Revealed in Pollen Assays
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    Chapter 40 Genetic Fine Structure from Testcross Progeny Analysis
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    Chapter 41 Trisomic Manipulation
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    Chapter 42 B-A Translocation Manipulation
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    Chapter 43 Locating Recessive Genes to Chromosome Arm with B-A Translocations
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    Chapter 44 Dosage Analysis Using B-A Translocations
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    Chapter 45 Marker Systems for B-A Translocations
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    Chapter 46 Construction of Compound B-A Translocations
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    Chapter 47 A-B-A Compound Chromosomes
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    Chapter 48 Comprehensive List of B-A Translocations in Maize
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    Chapter 49 Chromosomal Translocations Involving the Nucleolus Organizer Region or Satellite of Chromosome 6
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    Chapter 50 Inversions and List of Inversions Available
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    Chapter 51 Use of Maize Monosomics for Gene Localization and Dosage Studies
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    Chapter 52 Marker Systems for r-x1
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    Chapter 53 Translocations as Genetic Markers
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    Chapter 54 A-A Translocations: Breakpoints and Stocks
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    Chapter 55 Segmental Aneuploid Analysis
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    Chapter 56 Directed Synthesis of Segmental Transpositions
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    Chapter 57 Practical Aspects of Haploid Production
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    Chapter 58 Indeterminate Gametophyte ( ig ): Biology and Use
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    Chapter 59 Production of a Ploidy Series
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    Chapter 60 Absorption Cytophotometry of Nuclear DNA
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    Chapter 61 Flow Cytometry for Endosperm Nuclear DNA
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    Chapter 62 Allelism Testing of Lethal Mutations
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    Chapter 63 Analysis of Cytoplasmically Inherited Mutants
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    Chapter 64 Male Sterility and Restorer Genes in Maize
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    Chapter 65 Inbred Lines of Maize and Their Molecular Markers
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    Chapter 66 Traditional Analysis of Maize Pachytene Chromosomes
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    Chapter 67 Techniques for Preparing Whole-Mount Spreads of Maize Pachytene Chromosome Complements for Electron-Microscopic Visualization of Synaptonemal Complex Structures
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    Chapter 68 A Smear Technique for the Study of Meiosis in Pollen Mother Cells of Maize
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    Chapter 69 Protocol for Preparing Maize Macrospore Mother Cells for the Study of Female Meiosis and Embryo-sac Development
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    Chapter 70 Preparing a Suspension of Microsporocytes for Spreading and Electron Microscopy
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    Chapter 71 Three-dimensional Fluorescence Microscopy of Maize Chromosomes
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    Chapter 72 Chromosomal Behavior During Microsporogenesis
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    Chapter 73 A Staining Procedure for Pollen Grain Chromosomes of Maize
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    Chapter 74 A Technique for the Preparation of Somatic Chromosomes of Maize
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    Chapter 75 A Technique for Somatic Chromosome Preparation and C-banding of Maize
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    Chapter 76 Duplications
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    Chapter 77 Deficiency Analysis
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    Chapter 78 The Gametophyte Factors of Maize
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    Chapter 79 Ring Chromosomes
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    Chapter 80 In situ Hybridization of DNA and RNA Probes to Maize Chromosomes
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    Chapter 81 Analysis of Traits With Complex Inheritance in Maize Using Molecular Markers
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    Chapter 82 Heterofertilization
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    Chapter 83 Isolation of Small Nuclear RNAs
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    Chapter 84 Plant DNA Miniprep and Microprep: Versions 2.1–2.3
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    Chapter 85 Urea-based Plant DNA Miniprep
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    Chapter 86 High-Molecular-Weight Plant DNA Preparation for CHEF Gel Analysis
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    Chapter 87 Preparation of High-Molecular-Weight Maize DNA and Analysis by Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis
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    Chapter 88 Isolation of Genomic DNA from Calli
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    Chapter 89 Isolation of DNA from Immature Cobs
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    Chapter 90 Preparation of Nucleic Acids from Maize Microspores and Pollen
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    Chapter 91 Preparation of DNA and RNA from Leaves: Expanded Blades and Separated Bundle Sheath and Mesophyll Cells
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    Chapter 92 Isolation of RNA from Wx and wx Endosperms
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    Chapter 93 RNA Isolation From Electroporated Protoplasts
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    Chapter 94 Procedures for Isolating Mitochondria and Mitochondrial DNA and RNA
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    Chapter 95 Isolation of Maize Chloroplasts and Chloroplast DNA
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    Chapter 96 In vitro Capping of Maize Mitochondrial RNA and Transcription Initiation Site Characterization by RNase Protection
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    Chapter 97 Editors’ Note
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    Chapter 98 Southern Blots of Maize Genomic DNA
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    Chapter 99 Southern Blot Hybridization
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    Chapter 100 Northern Blotting
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    Chapter 101 RNase Protection Assay
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    Chapter 102 Genomic Sequencing in Maize
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    Chapter 103 The Polymerase Chain Reaction: Applications to Maize Transposable Elements
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    Chapter 104 In vitro Synthesis of Capped and Polyadenylated mRNA for Translational Studies in vitro and in vivo
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    Chapter 105 Construction of a Genomic Library in Lambda Phage
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    Chapter 106 Agroinfection
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    Chapter 107 Polyethylene Glycol-mediated DNA Uptake into Maize Protoplasts
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    Chapter 108 DNA Delivery into Maize Cell Cultures Using Silicon Carbide Fibers
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    Chapter 109 Transient Gene Expression Assay by Electroporation of Maize Protoplasts
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    Chapter 110 Assay of Bacterial Chloramphenicol Acetyl Transferase in Transformed Maize Tissues
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    Chapter 111 Assay of Firefly Luciferase in Transformed Maize Tissues
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    Chapter 112 Storage of Frozen Maize Tissue
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    Chapter 113 Maize Methods—Starch Biosynthetic Genes
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    Chapter 114 Identifying and Characterizing the TATA Box Promoter Sequence Element in a Maize Nuclear Gene
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    Chapter 115 Promoters
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    Chapter 116 Introns
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    Chapter 117 Characterization of Zein Genes and Their Regulation in Maize Endosperm
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    Chapter 118 Overview of Cloning Genes Using Transposon Tagging
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    Chapter 119 How RFLP Loci Can Be Used to Assist Transposon-Tagging Efforts
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    Chapter 120 Regeneration of Plants from Somatic Cell Cultures: Applications for in vitro Genetic Manipulation
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    Chapter 121 Initiation, Maintenance, and Plant Regeneration of Type II Callus and Suspension Cells
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    Chapter 122 Production of Transgenic Maize Plants via Microprojectile-Mediated Gene Transfer
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    Chapter 123 In vitro Selection
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    Chapter 124 Selection of Stable Transformants From Black Mexican Sweet Maize Suspension Cultures
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    Chapter 125 Maize Protoplast Culture
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    Chapter 126 Anther and Microspore Culture
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    Chapter 127 In vitro Culture of Maize Kernels
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    Chapter 128 In vitro Ear Culture System
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    Chapter 129 Maize Inflorescence Culture
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    Chapter 130 Shoot Meristem Culture
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    Chapter 131 Establishment and Culture of Maize Endosperm
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    Chapter 132 In vitro Pollen Germination
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    Chapter 133 Axillary Bud in vitro Culture: Asexual Propagation of Maize
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Title
The Maize Handbook
Published by
Springer New York, June 2013
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4612-2694-9
ISBNs
978-0-387-94735-8, 978-1-4612-2694-9
Editors

Freeling, Michael, Walbot, Virginia

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Country Count As %
Iraq 1 2%
India 1 2%
Belgium 1 2%
Unknown 55 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 16 28%
Student > Bachelor 11 19%
Student > Master 10 17%
Researcher 9 16%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 5%
Other 2 3%
Unknown 7 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 29 50%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 14 24%
Arts and Humanities 1 2%
Mathematics 1 2%
Environmental Science 1 2%
Other 4 7%
Unknown 8 14%