Tea (Camellia sinensis L.)

  • Behzad KavianiEmail author
Part of the Forestry Sciences book series (FOSC, volume 85)


Auxin 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) was assessed individually for its effectiveness to induce somatic embryogenesis in tea (Camellia sinenesis L.). Embryonic axes as explants were cultured on Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium containing 0, 1 and 5 μM 2,4-D. Somatic embryos were observed in embryonic axes explants cultured on MS medium enriched with 1 μM 2,4-D.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Horticultural ScienceRasht Branch, Islamic Azad UniversityRashtIran

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