Agricultural Research

, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp 452–460 | Cite as

Varietal Response to Benzylaminopurine and Chlorocholine chloride on In Vitro Tuberization of Potato

  • Md. Sadek Hossain
  • M. Mofazzal Hossain
  • Tofazzal Hossain
  • M. Moynul Haque
  • Md. Quamruzzaman
  • Md. Dulal SarkarEmail author
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The potato varieties, Asterix, Granola and Diamant produce microtubers that are in high demand in Bangladesh. To achieve the full yield potentials of these varieties, an experiment was carried out to determine the efficient protocol for microtuberization. The results showed a wide range of variation in the response of the potato varieties to the addition of chlorocholine chloride [(2-chloroethyl)-trimethylammonium chloride] (CCC) and 6-benzylaminopurine (BAP) to the microtuberization medium. Potato varieties Asterix and Diamant were more efficient to microtuberization.


Microtuberization Potato Benzylaminopurine Chlorocholine chloride 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seed Distribution DivisionBangladesh Agricultural Development CorporationDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.Department of HorticultureBangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural UniversityGazipurBangladesh
  3. 3.Department of Crop BotanyBangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural UniversityGazipurBangladesh
  4. 4.Department of AgronomyBangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural UniversityGazipurBangladesh
  5. 5.Tasmanian Institute of AgricultureUniversity of TasmaniaLauncestonAustralia
  6. 6.Department of HorticultureSher-e-Bangla Agricultural UniversityDhakaBangladesh

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