Plant Regeneration and Chromosome Stability in Tissue Cultures

  • Wm. F. Sheridan
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 3)


Since the initial reports in 1939 independently by Gauthert, Nobecourt and White of the successful growth and subculturing of tissue cultures of carrot and tobacco, these two dicots and a multitude of others, including soybeans, bush beans, tomato, potato, belladonna, sycamore and Jerusalem artichoke have been extensively cultured and used for a variety of studies (see WHITE 1963). For almost 30 years following the initial successes with dicots, the tissue culture of monocots remained a rare event, such as the report on the aroid Amorphophallus (MOREL and WETMORE 1951).


Plant Regeneration Callus Culture Plant Tissue Culture Callus Tissue Casein Hydrolysate 
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  • Wm. F. Sheridan
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  1. 1.Division of Biological SciencesUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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