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Planta

, Volume 90, Issue 2, pp 212–214 | Cite as

Production of plantlets from the ovary wall of Haworthia turgida var. pallidifolia

  • Shyamal K. Majumdar
Short Communication

Summary

In a modified culture medium, excised ovaries of Haworthia turgida var. pallidifolia can be grown to the normal looking capsules; the ovary wall can produce leafy shoots and callus tissue in this medium. The callus tissue in turn is found to differentiate into plantlets.

Keywords

Modify Culture Medium Callus Tissue Ovary Wall Leafy Shoot 
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© Springer-Verlag 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shyamal K. Majumdar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyLafayette CollegeEaston

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