Transformation in Kalanchoe

  • Shi-Rong Jia
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 22)


The genus Kalanchoe (Ka-lan-cho-e, pronounced in four syllables with a “k” sound given to the “ch”, which appears to be the Latin version of a Chinese plant name) belongs to the Crassulaceae family. It contains more than 200 species; the majority are African or Madagascan, but some are Asian and one of them is native to South America (Everett 1981; Herwig 1984).


Transgenic Plant Hairy Root Crassulacean Acid Metabolism Phytochrome Gene Hairy Root Formation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shi-Rong Jia
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  1. 1.Biotechnology Research CenterChinese Academy of Agricultural SciencesBeijingChina

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