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Rapid multiplication of Jasminum officinale L. by in vitro culture of nodal explants


Jasminum officinale L. (Fam. - Oleaceae) a shrub, noted specially for its aroma, has been micropropagated successfully by culturing nodal segments. MS basal media with 3% sucrose and supplemented with 6-benzyladenine, at 17.76 µM and 1-naphthaleneacetic acid at 0.53 µM concentration was used for shoot proliferation. For elongation, BA and kinetin, individually and also in combination with NAA were supplemented in the medium. 4 to 5 cm long shoots were transferred to liquid rooting medium. Rooted plants grew normally under natural conditions.

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Bhattacharya, S., Bhattacharyya, S. Rapid multiplication of Jasminum officinale L. by in vitro culture of nodal explants. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 51, 57–60 (1997).

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  • Jasminum officinale
  • in vitro culture
  • proliferation
  • rooting