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The Speed of Dark
Price: $9.77 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018 by Adelaide Books Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Developmental Biology, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Art
The Speed of Dark reveals how the author, his mother the daughter of the French Rothschild banking dynasty and his father a world-renowned cellist, broke the chain of his lineage of art, music and banking to establish an important career in science.
Somatic Embryogenesis for Micropropagation of Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Developmental Biology
Somatic embryogenesis is a fascinating natural phenomenon where the embryo is formed from a single vegetative (somatic) cell instead of gametic fusion. It can occur in vitro and be used for cloning. Coconut cloning (micropropagation) has been explored for 40+ years with little success. This book represents exciting research on the issue, achieving over three times higher efficiency.