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Somatic embryogenesis and polyamines in woody plantsAuthor(s): Rakesh Minocha; Subhash C. Minocha; Liisa Kaarina Simola
Source: In: Jain, S.; Gupta, P.; Newton, R., eds. Somatic embryogenesis in woody plants. Vol. I. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers: 337-359.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionThe formation of whole plants from cultured cells is interesting not only because of its applications for mass propagation but also as a prime example of the process of controlled development and differentiation in plants. Cultures capable of producing somatic embryos with high frequency provide ideal experimental systems to study and understand the biochemical basis of hormonal regulation of the developmental process. This knowledge should lead to the planning of media and various treatments that allow us to obtain whole plants from single cells in recalcitrant plant species.
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CitationMinocha, Rakesh; Minocha, Subhash C.; Simola, Liisa Kaarina. 1995. Somatic embryogenesis and polyamines in woody plants. In: Jain, S.; Gupta, P.; Newton, R., eds. Somatic embryogenesis in woody plants. Vol. I. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers: 337-359.
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