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The Meristematic Calli of Maize: A Maintenance System of Tissue Juvenility

  • J. M. Torné
  • M. A. Santos
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 186)


Meristematic callus is an organized tissue obtained from cauline meristem after culture in medium with the auxin 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, (2,4-D). It is derived from the hypertrophic development of a meristem caused by the action of 2,4-D in a specific phase of its development (Torné et al., 1984; Santos et al., 1984).


Somatic Embryo Vascular Bundle Immature Embryo High Chlorophyll Concentration Nodal Zone 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Torné
    • 1
  • M. A. Santos
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. Biología Molecular y Agrobiología, C.I.D. (C.S.I.C.)BarcelonaSpain

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