Clonal Propagation of Oak (Quercus acutissima Carruth)

  • Y. Shoyama
  • Y. Sasaki
  • I. Nishioka
  • T. Suzaki
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 18)


Some 450 Quercus spp., found distributed throughout the world, are crops of major importance to forest industries such as timber, tan bark, or cork. Among the most noteworthy are: Q. aegilops L. for tanning (East Europe, West Asia); Q. alba L. for timber (North America); Q. robur L. for timber and tan bark (Europe, West Asia); Q. tinctoria Bartr. bark for yellow dye (North America; Willis 1973).


Somatic Embryo Somatic Embryogenesis Clonal Propagation Shoot Elongation Plantlet Regeneration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Shoyama
    • 1
  • Y. Sasaki
    • 2
  • I. Nishioka
    • 1
  • T. Suzaki
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Pharmaceutical SciencesKyushu UniversityHigashiku, FukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Ooita Prefectural Forest Experiment StationHita OoitaJapan
  3. 3.Department of Forestry, Faculty of AgricultureKyushu UniversityHakozaki,FukuokaJapan

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