5. Long-Term Pollen Storage

  1. Jules Janick
  1. Wayne W. Hanna1 and
  2. Leigh E. Towill2

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch5

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

How to Cite

Hanna, W. W. and Towill, L. E. (2010) Long-Term Pollen Storage, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, University of Georgia, Coastal Plain Experiment Station, Tifton, Georgia 31793, USA

  2. 2

    U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Seed Storage Laboratory, 1111 South Mason Street, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 NOV 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471573432

Online ISBN: 9780470650059

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Keywords:

  • long-term pollen storage;
  • pollen biology - breeding efficiency;
  • germplasm preservation and exchange;
  • production and function of male gametophyte in plants - microgametogenesis, pollen grain development and maturation;
  • bicellular grains, generative and vegetative cells;
  • bicellular pollens, found in primitive families;
  • viability and quality assessments - and pollen viability;
  • pollen storage and longevities;
  • pollen-handling protocol for long-term storage - for crops with bicellular pollen;
  • greater progress, if storage - becomes major objective in research programs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pollen Biology

  • Viability and Quality Assessment

  • Storage Factors

  • Pollen Storage

  • Conclusions

  • Literature Cited