In Vitro Propagation of Gymnosperms

  • A. David
Part of the Forestry Sciences book series (FOSC, volume 5)


Most gymnosperms are propagated sexually through seeds. With regard to genetic improvement of a species, sexual reproduction will preserve some of the mean traits of selected families. Vegetative propagation, on the other hand, is a procedure with the potential to maintain the best characteristics of selected individuals, and therefore often is the preferred method of propagation.


Activate Charcoal Root Formation Adventitious Shoot Mature Tree Shoot Formation 
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