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Plant Tissue Culture

Covering all in vitro plant applications

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Abstract

The family Fabaceae traditionally serves as a food and herbal remedies source. Certain plants serve for treatment of menopausal symptoms based on a presence of typical secondary metabolites, isoflavones. Beside soybean and clovers, other plants or cultures in vitro can produce these molecules. A...

Author(s)
Skalicky, M.; Kubes, J.; Hejnak, V.; Tumova, L.; Martinkova, J.; Martin, J.; Hnilickova, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Molecules, 2018, 23, 7, pp 1619
Abstract

Background: Tephrosia villosa (Leguminosae) is an important medicinal plant widely used in traditional Indian medicine. To the best of our knowledge, there is no report on this field. Objective: The aim of this study was to synthesize silver nanoparticles (SNPs) using T. villosa in vivo leaf and in...

Author(s)
Ranjitha, V.; Kalimuthu, K.; Chinnadurai, V.; Juliet, Y. S.; Saraswathy, M.
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication
Pharmacognosy Magazine, 2018, 14, 55 (Suppl.), pp 147-153
Abstract

Many veteran trees characterize the landscape of Mediterranean historical parks and gardens, representing unique values from ecological, cultural, social and historical points of view. The absence of natural regeneration is one of the main limits for their conservation. The main purpose of this...

Author(s)
Ciaffi, M.; Alicandri, E.; Vettraino, A. M.; Paolacci, A. R.; Tamantini, M.; Tomao, A.; Agrimi, M.; Kuzminsky, E.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2018, 34, pp 336-347
CAB ReviewFull Text

Increasing global population combined with a changing climate is placing pressure on global plant production systems, and rapid leafy and woody plant improvement is required to meet the demands of the future. Conventional breeding is time-consuming, especially in woody plants, and potential new...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
crop yield; disease resistance; functional genomics; fungal diseases; genes; genetic engineering; genetic improvement; genetic transformation; genetically engineered organisms; genomics; germplasm; in vitro culture; in vitro regeneration; outcrossing; pathogens; plant diseases; plant pathogenic bacteria; plant pathogenic fungi; plant pathogens; plant viruses; protoplast culture; protoplasts; segregation; statistical analysis; stress; stress response; transgenic plants; woody plants
Author(s)
Parsons, J. D.; MacKay, J.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Many staple food crops, such as banana, cassava, potato, sweet potato, sugarcane, taro, yam, are propagated vegetatively. Crop improvement using vegetative propagules has special challenges compared with breeding of seed propagated species. Genetic variability is a fundamental necessity for crop...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
bananas; biotechnology; cassava; cell culture; crops; cultivars; fruit trees; genetic improvement; in vitro culture; in vitro regeneration; induced mutations; life cycle; micropropagation; mutants; plant breeding; plant breeding methods; potatoes; reviews; seed crops; sugarcane; sweet potatoes; taro; tissue culture; trees; vegetative propagation; yams
Author(s)
Bado, S.; Yamba, N. G. G.; Sesay, J. V.; Laimer, M.; Forster, B. P.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Banana and plantain are important fruit crops grown in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Millions of resource-poor people depend on them for their livelihood and food security. These fruit crops are destroyed by several viral diseases causing serious economic losses wherever the...

Date
February 2016
Subjects
analytical methods; bananas; certification; detection; geographical distribution; host range; in vitro culture; pathogen elimination; pathogens; plant disease control; plant diseases; plant pathogens; plant viruses; quarantine; recombination; reviews; spread; techniques; tissue culture
Author(s)
Selvarajan, R.
AbstractFull Text

Callus was induced from different explants of Gloriosa superba L. on MS medium supplemented with different concentrations of 2,4-D. Cell suspension cultures derived from callus of Gloriosa superba L. were established quantified for the colchicine content using High Performance Liquid...

Author(s)
Pallavi Billowria; Nisha Kapoor; Ritu Mahajan
Publisher
Biosciences and Agriculture Advancement Society (BAAS)
Publication
HortFlora Research Spectrum, 2018, 7, 1, pp 58-61

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