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Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash (Vetiver Grass): In Vitro Culture, Regeneration, and the Production of Essential Oils

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Vetiveria Lem. Lisank is an important aromatic plant, belonging to the family Poaceae. Bor (1960) recognized two species in the genus Vetiveria, i.e., V. zizanioides and V. lawsonii from the Indian subcontinent. Another species, V. nitritana, is reported from Africa. V. zizanioides, commonly known as vetiver grass or Khus grass, is distributed in India, Burma, Ceylon, and from Southeast Asia to tropical Africa (Bor 1960).

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  • Somatic Embryo
  • Somatic Embryogenesis
  • Callus Induction
  • Embryogenic Callus
  • Immature Inflorescence

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Sreenath, H.L., Jagadishchandra, K.S., Bajaj, Y.P.S. (1994). Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash (Vetiver Grass): In Vitro Culture, Regeneration, and the Production of Essential Oils. In: Bajaj, Y.P.S. (eds) Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VI. Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry, vol 26. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-57970-7_27

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