micropropagation


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mi·cro·prop·a·ga·tion

 (mī′krō-prŏp′ə-gā′shən)
n.
A tissue culture technique for plant propagation in which tissue is taken from a plant and grown in a laboratory to produce plantlets that are genetically identical to the parent.

micropropagation

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˌprɒpəˈɡeɪʃən)
n
(Botany) botany the production of a large number of individual plants from a small piece of plant tissue cultured in a nutrient medium
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After achieving efficient micropropagation methods, we are involved in an ambitious program to develop the in vitro tissue culture of cherimoya in order to attempt the plant breeding of this species.
Effect of culture medium consistence and silver nitrate on micropropagation of two potato (Solarium tuberosum) cultivars
Plants from test tubes; an introduction to micropropagation, 4th ed.
1996) also reported that BAP, Kin, NAA and IBA in combination of each other prove the best media for micropropagation or in vitro growth of Gypsophila plant.
Comparison of methods of liquid medium cultures for banana micropropagation.
Hence, there is an urgent need to develop a micropropagation method for Phalaenopsis which will enable demands for the orchid to be fulfilled rapidly.
of California, Irvine), a specialist on orchid biology and propagation, has carried out an extensive revision and updating of his classic guide, including a more extensive history of the practice of orchid micropropagation.
Micropropagation of aloe offers several advantages over conventional vegetative propagation (Campestrini et al.