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In Vitro Production of Haploids in Triticale

  • G. Schumann
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 13)


In much of the contemporary discussion about the role of anther culture in fundamental genetics as well as plant breeding it has been assumed that what has been possible with model plants can also be accomplished with important cereals like triticale. Unfortunately, the fact is that severe difficulties have been faced in the application of anther culture techniques to most of the important cereals. Major problems must be resolved before haploid production via anther culture can be readily and effectively applied to triticale. Two of the basic requirements for the application of anther culture techniques to plant improvement are the induction of sporophytic development from each genotype and the regeneration of green plants.


Anther Culture Donor Plant Haploid Plant Haploid Production Hexaploid Triticale 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Schumann
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  1. 1.Institute of Breeding Research of the Academy of Agriculture ScienceQuedlinburgGermany

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