Response of Abies Alba Embryonal-Suspensor Mass to Various Carbohydrate Treatments

  • Astrid Schuller
  • Gerhard Reuther
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 210)

Abstract

Cultures of Abies alba embryonal-suspensor mass (EMS) were screened for their response to various sucrose concentrations ranging from 1%-6% (w/v) and various carbohydrate sources in equimolar concentrations, i.e. glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, and soluble starch.

Keywords

Sugar Sucrose Starch Carbohydrate Fructose 

References

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    Schuller, A., Reuther, C., and Geier, T., 1989, Somatic embryogenesis from seed expiants of Abies alba. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 17:53–58Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Astrid Schuller
    • 1
  • Gerhard Reuther
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of BotanyForschungsanstalt GeisenheimGeisenheimFed. Rep. of Germany

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