, 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


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.


Plant Physiology Tissue Culture Promising Result Vegetative Propagation Juvenile Shoot 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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