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Somatic Embryogenesis in Agave: An Overview

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This chapter describes the details of somatic embryogenesis of some species of the genus Agave. Various factors that influence the induction of the embryogenic process, such as explant type, growth regulator type, growth regulator concentration and genotype, are discussed. Furthermore, embryo development and conversion, as well as the first works using temporary immersion bioreactors, are also discussed.

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Monja-Mio, K.M., Robert, M.L. (2016). Somatic Embryogenesis in Agave: An Overview. In: Loyola-Vargas, V., Ochoa-Alejo, N. (eds) Somatic Embryogenesis: Fundamental Aspects and Applications. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-33705-0_17

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