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Balachandran, S.M., Bhat, S.R. & Chandel, K.P.S. In vitro clonal multiplication of turmeric (Curcuma spp.) and ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.). Plant Cell Reports 8, 521–524 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00820200
- Clonal Multiplication
- Multiple Shoot
- Shoot Multiplication
- Zingiber Officinale