In Vitro

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 260–262 | Cite as

Beneficial effects of activated charcoal on plant tissue and organ cultures

  • P. -J. Wang
  • L. -C. Huang


Addition of activated charcoal to the medium for plant tissue cultures improves growth by adsorbing toxic metabolites.

Key words

activated charcoal plant tissue culture organ culture 


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© Tissue Culture Association 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. -J. Wang
    • 1
  • L. -C. Huang
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, NankangTaipeiTaiwan 115

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