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Differentiation of Shoot Buds in Hypocotyl Explants and Callus Cultures of Some Legumes

  • S. Bhargava
  • S. Upadhyaya
  • K. Garg
  • N. Chandra
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 22)

Abstract

The ability of cultured cells to produce fertile plants under controlled conditions is of special significance in relation to agriculture and forestry. However, differentiation in callus and cell cultures of legumes has proved difficult. Limited success has been achieved in regenerating shoot buds in callus and organ explants of a few species like Medicago sativa (1, 2), Phaseolus vulgaris (3), Dalbergia sissoo (4), Cajanus cajan (5), Arachis hypogea (6), and Lathyrus sativus (7). In the present communication, our findings on hypocotyl and callus cultures of two tree legumes, Albizia lebbek and Dalbergia sissoo, and one pulse crop legume, Vigna aconitifolius, are presented.

Keywords

Callus Culture Indole Acetic Acid Mercuric Chloride Naphthalene Acetic Acid Fertile Plant 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Bhargava
    • 1
  • S. Upadhyaya
    • 1
  • K. Garg
    • 1
  • N. Chandra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of RajasthanJaipurIndia

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