International Journal of Plant Research

International Journal of Plant Research publishes the best original research papers in all key areas of modern plant biology from the world's leading laboratories, International Journal of Plant Research provides a dynamic forum for this ever growing international research community. It is an international publication that gathers and disseminates fundamental knowledge in all areas of plant sciences.


Shri Mohan Jain

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Plant Research

Professor, University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Finland

Research Areas

Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Mutations, Technology Based Rural Development, Gene Conservation, Utilization

Education

1973-1978Ph.DJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
1972-1973M.PhilJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
1970-1972M.ScG.B. Pant Univ. Agric. & Genetics Tech., Pantnagar, Nainital, India
1966-1970B.ScHaryana Agricultural University, Hissar, Haryana, India

Experience

2006Visiting Professor, University K. Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia
1999-2005Plant Breeder/Geneticist (P4 level), International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria (Nobel Peace Prize winner, 2005)
1997Senior STS fellow, Japan Science & Tech. Corp, Tsukuba, Japan
1994-199c5CNR/RAISA Visiting Professor, Universita Degli della Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
1990-1993Research Scientist, University of Helsinki, Finland
1988-1989Chief Biotechnologist and Head-in Charge, Botany Department, Tocklai Experimental Station, Jorhat India; Advisor, Agriculture Biotechnology, Assam Science Tech & Environ, CSIR, Assam, India
1987-1988Research Associate, Forest Science, Texas A & M University, College Stn., Texas, USA
1986Senior Research Fellow, State Biotechnology Lab., VTT, Finland
1985Visiting Scientist, Calgene Inc, Davis, CA, USA
1984-1986Research Scientist, Kemira Oy, Espoo, Finland
1983-1984Post doc ARCO, Plant Cell Research Institute, Dublin, CA, USA
1982-1983Post doc, Dept. Horticulture, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN, USA
1980Visiting Scientist, University of Kiel, Botany Institute, Kiel, Germany
1979-1982DAAD Post doc, Plant Genetics, Weizman Inst. Sci., Rehovot, Israel
1978-1979Research Associate, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India

Academic Achievement

1966-69 University merit scholarship holder
1973-1978 Junior and senior research fellowship, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India
July-August 1978 Fellowship, International course on "Pest and Vector Management Systems", ICIPE/UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya
June 2006 Award of Nobel Peace Prize, 2005 in commemoration the awarding to the International Atomic Energy Agency of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2005

Membership

International Association of Plant Tissue Culture
International Horticulture Association

Publications: Journals

[1]  Jain, S.M., Sunita Talwar, Sudhir K. Sopory and Sipra Guha Mukherjee. 1978. Effect of light on distribution of peroxidase activity in Zea mays. Z. Pflanzenphysiol. 88:169
[2]  Binding, H., S.M. Jain, J. Finger, G. Mordhorst, R. Nehls and J. Gressel. 1982. Somatic hybridization of an atrazine resistant biotype of Solanum nigrum and S. tuberosum. I. Clonal variation in morphology and in atrazine sensitivity. Theor. Appl. Genet. 63: 273-277.
[3]  Jain, S.M., R.J. Newton and N. Tuleen. 1988. Tissue culture and gene transfer in barley. Current Science (India) 57: 59-70.
[4]  Jain, S. M., R.J. Newton, and E.J. Soltes. 1988. Induction of adventitious buds and plantlet regeneration in Pinus sylvestris L. Current Science (India) 57: 677-679.
[5]  Jain, S.M., E.A. Shahin and Sam Sun. 1988. Interspecific protoplast fusion for the transfer of atrazine resistance from Solanum nigrum to tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.). Plant Cell, Tissue and Org. Cult. 12: 189-192.
[6]  Jain, S.M. and R.J. Newton. 1989. Evaluation of protoclonal variation versus chemically induced mutagenesis in Brassica napus L. Current Sci. 58: 176-180.
[7]  Jain, S.M., E.J. Soltes and R.J. Newton. 1988. Enhancement of somatic embryogenesis in Norway spruce (Picea abies L.). Theor. Appl. Genet. 76:501-506.
[8]  Jain, S.M., N. Dong and R.J. Newton. 1989. Somatic embryogenesis in slash pine (Pinus elliottii) from immature embryo cultures in vitro. Plant Sci. 65: 233-241.
[9]  Jain, S.M. and R.J. Newton. 1990. Prospects of biotechnology for tea improvement. Proc. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad. 56B: 441-448.
[10]  Jain, S.M., S.C. Das and T.S. Barman. 1991. Induction of roots from regenerated shoots of tea (Camellia sinensis L.). Acta Hort. 289: 339-340.
[11]  Jain, S.M. and E. Pehu. 1992. The prospects of tissue culture and genetic engineering in strawberry improvement. Acta Agric. Scand., Sec B, Soil & Plant Sci., 42: 133-139.
[12]  Jain, S.M., C. Oker-Blom, E. Pehu and R.J. Newton. 1992. Genetic engineering: An additional tool for plant improvement. Agric. Sci. Finland 1: 323-338.
[13]  Jain, S.M. 1993. Studies on somaclonal variation in ornamental plants. Acta Hort. 336: 365-372.
[14]  Jain, S.M. 1993. Somaclonal variation in Begonia x elatior and Saintpaulia ionantha L. plants. Sci. Hort. 54: 221-231.
[15]  Jain, S.M. 1993. Recent advances in plant genetic engineering. Current Sci. 64: 715-74.
[16]  Jain, S.M., S.C. Das and T.S. Barman. 1993. Enhancement of root induction from in vitro regenerated shoots of tea (Camellia sinensis L.). Proc. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad., Sec B 59: 623-628.
[17]  Jain, S.M., 1997. Somaclonal variation and mutagenesis for crop improvement. In: Maatalouden tutkimuskeskuksen julkaisuja, Vol 18, Sirkka Immonen (ed.), pp 122-133.
[18]  Jain, S. M., 1997. Micropropagation of selected somaclones of Begonia and Saintpaulia. J. Biosci. 22: 585-592
[19]  Jain, S.M., 1997. Creation of variability by mutation and tissue culture in improving plants. Acta Hort. 447: 69-77.
[20]  Alen, K. and S.M. Jain, 1997. In vitro multiplication of Catharanthus roseus. Acta Hort. 447: 167-169.
[21]  Jain S.M., D. Vitti, M. Tucci, A. Grassotti, E. Rugini and F. Saccardo, 1998. Biotechnology and agronomical aspects in gerbera improvement. Advances in Hort. Sci. 12: 47-53.
[22]  Jain, S.M., 1998. Induction of somaclonal variation and mutation in developing new improved cultivars. MIIT PUNE J, pp 23-31 (special edition on agriculture).
[23]  Jain, S. M. and G.J. DeKlerk, 1998. Somaclonal variation: improvement of ornamental plants. Plant Tiss. Cult. & Biotech. 4: 63-75.
[24]  Thakur, R., J. Gotto, S.M. Jain and K. Ishii. 1999. Monitoring genetic stability in Quercus serrata embryogenesis using RAPD markers. Japanese. J. Forestry 4: 157-160
[25]  Jain, S.M., 2000. Mechanisms of spontaneous and induced mutations in plants Radiation Res. 2: 255-258.
[26]  Jain, S.M., 2001. Tissue culture-derived variation in crop improvement Euphytica 118: 153-166.
[27]  Maluszynski, M., B.S. Ahloowalia, K. Nichterlein, S.M. Jain et al 2001. Mutating genes to meet the challenge for crop improvement and food security. AgBiotechNet: 3:1-5.
[28]  Newton, R.J., J.C. Bloom, D.H. Bivans and S.M. Jain, 2001. Stable genetic transformation of conifers. Phytomorphology (Golder Jubilee Issue) pp 421-434.
[29]  Jain, S.M. 2001. In vitro approach for natural and induced biodiversity conservation of forest trees. EFTREN News 34(1): 8-10
[30]  Jain, S.M. 2001. Genetic modifications of forest trees. EFTREN News 34 (1): 10-12.
[31]  Jain, S.M. 2002. Tissue culture and induced mutations useful tools for floriculture industry. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-Plant. 38: 643
[32]  Siobhan, M. C., A. Cassells, and S. M. Jain, 2003. Stress and aberrant phenotypes in vitro culture. Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture 74: 103-121.
[33]  Rout, G. and S.M. Jain 2004. Micropropagation of ornamental plants-cut flowers. Propagation of ornamental plants 4 (No.2): 3-28.
[34]  Jain, S. M., M.A. Jenks, G. Rout, and L. J. Radojevic. 2006. Micropropagation of ornamental potted plants. Propagation of ornamental plants 6(2): 67-82
[35]  Jain, S. M. 2006. Mutation-assisted breeding in ornamental plant improvement. Acta Hort. 714: 85-98
[36]  Jain, SM. 2007. Biotechnology and mutagenesis in genetic improvement of cassava (Manihot esculenta). Gene Conserve, 6 (23): 329-343.
[37]  Jain, S. M. 2007. Recent advances in plant tissue culture and mutagenesis. Acta Hort 736:205-211.
[38]  F. Masmoudi-Allouche, Anissa Cha╦ćari-Rkhis, Walid Kriaa, Radhia Gargouri-Bouzid, Shri Mohan Jain, and Noureddine Drira. 2009. In vitro hermaphrodism induction in date palm female flower. Plant Cell Rep 28:1-10
[39]  Jain, S.M. 2010. Mutagenesis in crop improvement under the climate change. Romania Biotech. Letters 15 (2), supplement, 88-106.
[40]  Jain, S.M. 2010. In vitro mutagenesis for banana (Musa spp.) improvement. Acta Hort. 879: 605-614.
[41]  Jain, S.M., Ochatt, S.J., Kulkarni, V.M. and Predieri, S. 2010. In vitro culture for mutant development. Acta Hort. 865:59-68
[42]  Jain, S.M. 2011. Date palm genetic diversity conservation of for sustainable production, Acta Hort. 882:785-791.
[43]  Jain, S.M. 2011. Prospects of in vitro conservation of date palm genetic diversity for sustainable production. Emirates J Food and Agric 23 (2): 110-119.
[44]  Jain, S.M. and P. Suprasnna. 2011. Induced mutations for enhancing nutrition and food production. Gene Conservation, 10 (41):201-215.

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Jain, S.M., S. Bagga, N. Balla-Sarin, Sipra Guha-Mukherjee and Sudhir K. Sopory. 1980. In Vitro culture of anthers in Petunia hybrida and Brassica oleracea. In: Plant Tissue Culture, Genetic Manipulation and Somatic Hybridization of Plant Cells, (eds) P.S. Rao, M.R. Heble and M.S. Chadha. Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Bombay, India, pp 85-92.
[2]  Jain, S.M., E.A. Shahin and Sam Sun. 1988. Interspecific protoplast fusion for the transfer of atrazine resistance from Solanum nigrum to tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L.). In: Progress in Plant Protoplast Research. K.J. Puite, J.J.M. Dons, H.J. Huizing, A.J. Kool, M. Koornneef and F.A. Krens, (Eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp. 221-224.
[3]  Jain, S.M. and R.J. Newton. 1988. Proto-variation in protoplast derived Brassica napus plants. In: Progress in Plant Protoplast Research. K.J. Puite, J.J.M. Dons, H.J. Huizing, A.J. Kool, M. Koornneef adn F.A. Krens,(Eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp 403-404.
[4]  Singh, R. and S.M. Jain. 1989. The application of biotechnologies to tea. In: Plant Biotechnologies for Developing Countries, FAO/CTA Symposium, Luxumburg, pp 251-254
[5]  Jain, S.M., S.C. Das and T.S. Barman. 1990. Root induction from regenerated shoots of tea (Camellia sinensis L.). In: Proc. BIOTEK-INDIA, 90, 99 1-13.
[6]  Jain, S.M. 1993. Growth hormonal influence on somaclonal variation in ornamental plants. In: Creating Genetic Variation in Ornamentals. T. Schiva and A. Mercuri (Eds.). Istituto Sperimentale per la Floricoltura, Sanremo, Italy, pp. 93-113.
[7]  Jain, S.M., 1997. Plant tissue culture and in vitro mutagenesis in plant improvement. Proceedings of third Asia-Pacific Conference, Thailand, pp 385-388.
[8]  Jain, S.M., 1997. Plant Biotechnology and mutagenesis for sustainable crop production. In: Crop improvement for stress tolerance, R.K. Behl, D.P. Singh and G.P. Lodhi (eds.). CCSHAU, Hissar & MMB, New Delhi, India, pp 218-232.
[9]  Jain, S.M. and K. Ishii, 1998. Recent advances in somatic embryogenesis in forest trees. In: Recent advances in biotechnology for tree conservation and management. S. Burns, S. Mantell, C. Tragardh, and A.M. Viana (eds.), pp 214-231. Intern. Foundation for Science (IFS), Stockholm, Sweden.
[10]  Jain, S.M., 1998. Impact of somatic embryogenesis in forest trees. In: Agricultural Biotechnology: Laboratory, Field and market. P.J. Larkin (ed.), Canberaa, UTC Publishing. pp 320-323.
[11]  Jain, S.M., 1999. Somatic embryogenesis of forest trees. In: Proceedings of Application of Biotechnology to Forest Genetics. E.S. Ritter (ed.). Biofor 99, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, pp 173-188.
[12]  Nichterline, K., M. Maluszynski and S.M. Jain, 2001. Improvement of oilseeds and modification of oil quality through induced mutation techniques. IAEA Working Document, IAEA publication. IAEA-SR-210/29. pp 15-17.
[13]  Jain, S.M., 2001. Mutation breeding and micropropagation of selected mutants with agronomic desirable traits in Sri Lanka. CGIAR, ISNAR publication, Holland.
[14]  Jain, S.M. 2002. Feeding the world with induced mutations and biotechnology. Proceddings of International Nuclear Conference 2002-Global trends and perspectives. Seminar 1: Agriculture and Bioscience. MINT, Bangi, Malaysia. pp 1-14.
[15]  Jain, S. M. (2003). Improvement of plant salt tolerance for sustainable food and feed production in saline environments. In: Proceedings of the 1st Coordinated Meeting of FAO/IAEA project on Developing salt tolerant crops for sustainable food and feed production in saline lands. Eds. Rungsun, IE et al., Office of Atoms for Peace, Bangkok, Thailand. 10-14 November 2003.
[16]  Jain S. M. 2006. Radiation-induced mutations for developing Bayoud disease resistant date palm in North Africa. Proceedings of the International Workshop on True-to-Typeness of Date Palm Tissue Culture-Derived Plants, Morocco, 23-25, 2005. pp 31-41. UAE University, Date Palm Global Network, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
[17]  Jain SM 2009. In vitro culture and mutagenesis in genetic improvement of date palm. In Proceedings of 4th Date palm conference, Saudi Arabia, May 5-8 2007 (In press).
[18]  Jain, S.M. 2009. Mutation induced genetic improvement of neglected crops. In: International Conference on 'New Approaches to Orphan Crops Improvement in Africa' to be held from 19 to 21 September 2007 in Bern, Switzerland. Pp 115-126.
[19]  Jain, S.M. 2010. Induced mutations for enhancing nutrition for food production. Plant breeding and management for human nutrition How we can produce more healthful crops and food products? NJF seminar 419, June 2010, Forssa, Finland

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Gressel, J., G. Ezra and S.M. Jain. 1982. Genetic and chemical manipulation of crops to confer tolerance to chemicals. In: Chemical Manipulations of Crop Growth and Development, (ed) J.S. McLaren, Butterworth, London, pp 79-91.
[2]  Newton, R.J., K.A. Marek-Swize, M.E. Magallanes-Cedeno, N. Dong, S. Sen and S.M. Jain. 1995. Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in slash pine (Pinus elliottii Engelm.). In: Somatic Embryogenesis in Woody Plants-gymnosperms, Vol. 3, S. Jain, P. Gupta and R. Newton, (Eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp 183-195.
[3]  Jain, S.M. and N. Bhalla-Sarin. 1996. Haploidy in Petunia. In: In Vitro haploid Production in Higher Plants, Vol 5, S.M. Jain, S.K. Sopory and R.E. Veilleux, (Eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, pp 53-71.
[4]  Jain, S.M., 1997. Biotechnology of industrially important tree species in developing countries, a book chapter, K Watanabe and E. Pehu (ed.), Academic Press, New York. pp 227-238.
[5]  Jain, S.M., M. Buiatti, F. Gimelli and F. Saccardo. 1998. Somaclonal variation in improving ornamental plants. In: Somaclonal variation and induced mutations in crop improvement, S.M. Jain, D.S. Brar and B.S. Ahloowalia (eds). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp 81-105.
[6]  Jain, S.M., B.S. Ahloowalia and R.E. Veilleux, 1998. Somaclonal variation in crop plants. In: Somaclonal variation and induced mutations in crop improvement, S.M.Jain, D.S. Brar and B.S. Ahloowalia (eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp 203-218
[7]  Brar, D.S. and S.M. Jain, 1998. Somaclonal variation: mechanism and applications in crop improvement. In: Somaclonal variation and induced mutations in crop improvement, S.M. Jain, D.S. Brar and B.S. Ahloowalia (eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Pp 15-38.
[8]  Watt, M.P., F.C. Blakeway, F.C. Termignoni and S.M. Jain, 1999. Somatic embryogenesis in Eucalyptus grandis and E. dunni. In: Somatic Embryogenesis in Woody Plants, Vol. 5. S.M. Jain, P.K. Gupta and R.J. Newton (eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Pp 63-78.
[9]  Ishii, K., R. Thakur and S.M. Jain, 1999. Somatic embryogenesis and evaluation of variability in somatic seedlings of in Quercus serrta by RAPD markers. In: SM Jain, PK Gupta and RJ Newton (eds), Somatic embryogenesis in woody plants, Vol. 4, pp 403-414.
[10]  Minocha, R and S.M. Jain, 2000. Tissue culture of woody plants and its relevance to molecular biology.In: Molecular biology of woody plants, volume 1, 315-339. S.M. Jain and S.C. Minocha (eds.), Kluwer, The Netherlands.
[11]  Akhtar, N., N. Kumari, S. Pandey, H. Ara, M. Singh, U. Jaiswal,V.S. Jaiswal and S.M. Jain. 2000. Somatic embryogenesis in tropical fruits. In: Somatic embryogenesis in woody plants, Vol. 6, 93-140. S.M. Jain, P.K. Gupta & R.J. Newton (eds.). Kluwer, The Netherlands.
[12]  Akhtar, N. and S.M. Jain, 2000. Applications of somatic embryogensis for the improvement of tropical fruits In: Somatic embryogenesis in woody plants, Vol. 6, 215-248. S.M. Jain, P.K. Gupta & R.J. Newton (eds.). Kluwer, The Netherlands.
[13]  Watt, M.P., Blakeway, F, Mokotedi, M.E.O., and S.M. Jain, 2003. Micropropagagtion of Eucalyptus. In: Micropropagation of woody trees and fruits. S.M Jain and K. Ishii (Eds.). Kluwer. pp 217-244.
[14]  Bhalla-Sarin, N., Prasad, U.S., Kantharajah, A.S. and S.M. Jain, 2003. Micropropagation of litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.). In: Micropropagation of woody trees and fruits. S.M. Jain and K. Ishii (eds.). Kluwer. pp 721-731.
[15]  Jain, S.M. 2004. Banana improvement with cellular and molecular biology, and induced mutations: Introduction. In: Banana improvement: cellular, molecular and mutagenesis approaches. S.M. Jain and R. Swennen (eds). Science Publishers, New Hampshire, USA. Pp xi-xii
[16]  Escalant, J.V. and S.M. Jain, 2004. Banana improvement with cellular and molecular biology, and induced mutations: future and perspectives. In: Banana improvement: cellular, molecular and mutagenesis approaches. S.M. Jain and R. Swennen (eds). Science Publishers, New Hampshire, USA. Pp 359-368.
[17]  Nandwani D., S.M. Jain and K. Ramavat, 2004. Micropropagation of woody plants. In Tree Improvement and Biotechnology. P. Shanmughavel and S. Igancimuthu (Eds.). Pointer Publishers, India. Pp 16-52.
[18]  Jain, S.M. and M. Maluszynski 2004. Induced mutations and biotechnology on improving crops. In: In vitro applications in crop improvement: Recent Progress. A. Mujib, M. Cho, S. Predieri, S. Banerjee (ed.). IBH-Oxford, India. Pp 169-202.
[19]  Newton, R.J., W. Tang and S.M. Jain, 2005. Slashpine (Pinus elliottii Engelm.). In: Protocols of somatic embryogenesis in woody plants. S.M. Jain and Pramod Gupta (eds.). Springer, The Netherlands. Pp 1-10.
[20]  Rout, G. and S.M. Jain 2005. Micropropagagtion of floricultural crops plants. In: Journey of a Single Cell to a Plant. SJ Murch and PK Saxena (Eds.).Oxford & IBH Publishing House, New Delhi, India. PP 309-365.
[21]  Jain, S.M. 2006. An update on overall recent progress on somatic embryogenesis in forest trees. In: Plantation Technology in Tropical Forest Science. K Suzuki, K Ishii, S Sakurai and S Sasaki (Eds.). Springer-Verlag, Tokyo, Japan. PP 113-122.
[22]  Jain S.M. and Spencer M.M. 2006.Volume 1, pp 589-600. In: Floriculture and Ornamental Biotechnology: Advances and Tropical Issues, J.A. Teixeira da Silva (Editor) Global Science Books, ISSN 1749-0294 (Paper), 1749-0308 (Online), 1749-0316 (CD-ROM).
[23]  Chikelu Mba, R. Afza, S. Mohan Jain, G.B. Gregorio, and F. J. Zapata-Arias. 2007.. Induced mutations for enhancing salinity tolerance in rice. In: Advances in Molecular Breeding towards Drought and Salt Tolerant Crops. M.A. Jenks, P.M. Hasegawa, and S.M. Jain (Eds.). Springer. Pp 413-454.
[24]  Iliev I, Gajdosova A, Libiakova G, Jain SM.2010. Plant micropropagation. In: Plant Cell Culture, Essential Methods. Edited by Davey MR and Anthony P. Wiley-Blackwell (John Wiley and Sons Ltd., Chichester, Sussex, UK) pages 1-23
[25]  Chikelu Mba, Rownak Afza, Souleymane Bado and Shri Mohan Jain. 2010. Induced mutagenesis in plants using physical and chemical. In: Plant Cell Culture, Essential Methods. Edited by Davey MR and Anthony P. Wiley-Blackwell (John Wiley and Sons Ltd.,Chichester, Sussex, UK) Pages 111-130.
[26]  N.B. Sarin, U.S. Prasad, Manoj Kumar, S. Mohan Jain 2010. Litchi breeding for genetic improvement. In: Breeding tree plantation crops-Tropical species, S. Mohan Jain and P.M. Priyadarshan, eds., Springer, pp 217-246.
[27]  S.M Jain, Roux, N, and B. Till. 2011. Mutations and Cultivar Development of Banana. In: Banana Breeding: Progress and Challenges book chapter, M. Pillay and A. Tenkouano, eds., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, pp 201-215.
[28]  S.M. Jain. 2011. Radiation induced mutations for date palm improvement-book chapter (in press)
[29]  El-Hadrami et al. 2011. Somaclonal variation in date palm-book chapter (in press).
[30]  Mukund Shukla, J. Alan Sullivan, S. Mohan Jain and Praveen K. Saxena. 2011. Micropropagation of African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha Wendl.)-book chapter (in press).
[31]  Duong Tan Nhut, Nguyen Thanh Hai, Pham Thi Minh Thu, Nguyen Ngoc Thi, Truong Thi Dieu Hien, Tran Trong Tuan, Nguyen Ba Nam, Nguyen Phuc Huy, Hoang Xuan Chien, and S. Mohan Jain. 2011. Protocol for inducing Flower Color somaclonal Variation in Torenia (Torenia fournieri Lind.).-book chapter (in press)