Biotechnology in the Improvement of the Oil Palm

(Elaeis guineensis Jacq.)
  • L. H. Jones


The application of tissue culture methods for clonal propagation of the oil palm is summarised.

The benefits in terms of improved yield and quality are described and the potential application of recombinant DNA technology is discussed.


Somatic Embryo Clonal Propagation Tissue Culture Method Elaeis Guineensis Regenerate Tissue Culture 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. H. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Unilever ResearchColworth LaboratorySharnbrook, BedfordUK

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