Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 33–38 | Cite as

Clonal propagation ofBougainvillea glabra ‘Magnifica’ through shoot apex culture

  • A. K. Sharma
  • R. N. Prasad
  • H. C. Chaturvedi


Shoot apices ofBougainvillea glabra ‘Magnifica’ were induced to regenerate an average of ten shoots from their bases in response to BAP (0.5 mg/l) plus IAA (1.5 mg/l). All the isolated shoots from such cultures were rooted in a medium containing 0.1 mg/l each of IBA and 2,4,5-T and lacking BAP. Plantlets were then successfully grown in potted soil where they flowered normally.

Key words

Bougainvillea clonal propagation shoot apex culture 


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© Martinus Nijhoff/Dr W. Junk Publishers 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. K. Sharma
    • 1
  • R. N. Prasad
    • 1
  • H. C. Chaturvedi
    • 1
  1. 1.Tissue Culture LaboratoryNational Botanical Research InstituteLucknowIndia

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