Morphogenesis in Cultures of Tagetes Patula L

  • S. L. Kothari
  • N. Chandra
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 22)


Cell tissue culture techniques are being used for improvement of economically important crops (1) and in clonal propagation of ornamental plants as well (2). In the present communication successful induction of shoot buds and roots, from different explants of Tagetes patula L., has been reported.


Leaf Explants Benzyl Adenine Indole Acetic Acid Mercuric Chloride Plant Cell Culture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. L. Kothari
    • 1
  • N. Chandra
    • 1
  1. 1.Botany DepartmentUniversity of RajasthanJaipurIndia

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