Sugar Tech

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 120–121 | Cite as

Effect of hormones on direct somatic embryogenesis in sugarcane

  • S. Geetha
  • D. Padmanabhan
Short Communications


Direct somatic embryogenesis in sugarcane was induced with a combination of 2,4 D and BAP. there was no interphase of callus formation. The plants were regenerated from somatic embryos in hormone free MS media.

Key Words

Somatic embryoids, 2,4-D BAP Plant regeneration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Geetha
    • 1
  • D. Padmanabhan
    • 1
  1. 1.Sugarcane Research Station, SirugamaniTrichyIndia

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