Euphytica

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 288–292 | Cite as

Tissue culture of the oil palm (Elaeis guineensisJacq.) as a tool for its vegetative propagation

  • G. Staritsky
Article

Summary

Coconut and oil palms can be vegetatively propagated by tissue culture (in vitro culture). Experiments with the oil palm had some promising results, viz the formation of a juvenile shoot and the initiation of roots in explants.

Keywords

Plant Physiology Tissue Culture Promising Result Vegetative Propagation Juvenile Shoot 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Staritsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Tropical Crop HusbrandryAgricultural UniversityWageningenthe Netherlands

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