REGENERATION OF ISOLATED BULB SCALE SEGMENTS OF HYACINTH*
Regeneration of hyacinth bulb scale segments in vitro was investigated under standard growth conditions. Bulblet regeneration was strongly promoted by placing the explants upside-down on the medium and increasing the length of the explants. Regeneration of bulblets was hardly affected by the concentration of macro-elements or glucose. The optimal temperature was 13 to 17°C. Continuous light inhibited regeneration as compared with darkness. IAA promoted bulblet regeneration, whereas kinetin slightly decreased it. Regeneration was decreased by GA3. A clear correlation between the number of bulblets per explant and the fresh or dry weight production of bulblets could not be found.
Pierik, R.L.M. and Woets, J. (1971). REGENERATION OF ISOLATED BULB SCALE SEGMENTS OF HYACINTH*. Acta Hortic. 23, 423-428