7. Cereal Transformation Through Particle Bombardment

  1. Jules Janick
  1. A. M. Casas1,
  2. A. K. Kononowicz2,
  3. R. A. Bressan3 and
  4. P. M. Hasegawa3

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch7

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13

How to Cite

Casas, A. M., Kononowicz, A. K., Bressan, R. A. and Hasegawa, P. M. (1995) Cereal Transformation Through Particle Bombardment, in Plant Breeding Reviews, Volume 13 (ed J. Janick), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470650059.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Purdue University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratorio Asociado de Agronomía y Medio Ambiente (DGACSIC), Estacio Experimental de Aula Dei, Apartado 202, 50080 Zaragoza, Spain

  2. 2

    Institute of Physiology, Cytology, and Cytogenetics, University of Lodz, Department of Plant Cytology and Cytochemistry, 90-237 Lodz, Banacha 12/16, Poland

  3. 3

    Center for Plant Environmental Stress Physiology, 1165 Horticulture Building, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1165, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471573432

Online ISBN: 9780470650059



  • cereal transformation through particle bombardment;
  • biological factors affecting transformation;
  • vector systems for gene transfer;
  • biotechnology advances - new tools, complementing and enhancing plant breeding programs;
  • micropropagation, common practice for horticultural crops;
  • identify quantitative trait loci (QTLs) - and establishing their linkage;
  • Agrobacterium tumefaciens, highly effective vector for dicotyledonous crops;
  • biological factors affecting transformation;
  • physical parameters affecting DNA delivery;
  • microprojectile bombardment, gene expression study - leading to transgenic plants in monocotyledonous plant species


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biological Factors That Affect Transformation

  • Physical Parameters That Affect DNA Delivery

  • Selection of Stably Transformed Cells and Plant Regeneration

  • Analysis of Gene Expression and Transmission to the Progeny

  • Conclusions

  • Literature Cited