THE ROLE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE MULTIPLICATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF WOODY PLANTS

O.P. Jones
Methods, applications and future prospects for propagation in vitro with woody plants are described with emphasis on recent developments with adult plants. Methods include propagation by axillary shoot proliferation and adventitious regeneration from explants, cells or protoplasts. Applications include mass propagation and the production of apparently rejuvenated clones. Prospects are considered for propagation by somatic embryogenesis and for genetic manipulation through ploidy change, somaclone production, protoplast fusion and Agrobacteria-mediated gene transfer.
Jones, O.P. (1991). THE ROLE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE MULTIPLICATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF WOODY PLANTS. Acta Hortic. 289, 35-44
DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.1991.289.2
https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.1991.289.2

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