Plant Cell Reports

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 26–28 | Cite as

Somatic embryogenesis in polyembryonic Secale cereale L.

  • R. Linacero
  • A. M. Vazquez
Article

Summary

The progeny of polyembryonic Secale cereale L., was used to study the in vitro response of the immature embryos. The formation of embryogenic calli was very high, and this response and its distribution was statistically different to that shown by the normal regenerated plants and the original population. This behaviour seems to be related to a genetic condition which favours the presence of supernumerary embryos, in vivo as well as in vitro.

Key words

Gramineae Secale cereale Somatic embryogenesis Polyembryony 

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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Linacero
    • 1
  • A. M. Vazquez
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de BiologiaUniversidad Complutense de MadridMadridSpain

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