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Wheat Anther Culture Using Liquid Media

  • J. J. Lettre
  • S. L. Kelly
  • A. A. Marsolais
  • K. J. Kasha
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 13)


The production of doubled haploid lines from anther culture is limited by the relatively low callus/embryoid induction frequency, genotype-dependent response, and poor plant regeneration, a large number of which are albino plants. As a result, this technique has yet to gain wide acceptance by wheat breeders, although it is being used by a few. This chapter will review the progress and advantages offered by liquid culture media in wheat.


Winter Wheat Induction Medium Anther Culture Doubled Haploid Line Concentration Of90 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Lettre
    • 2
  • S. L. Kelly
    • 3
  • A. A. Marsolais
    • 4
  • K. J. Kasha
    • 1
  1. 1.Crop Science Dept.University of GuelphGuelphCanada
  2. 2.Institute Armand-Frappier/CresalaLaval, QuebecCanada
  3. 3.Allelix Inc.Canada
  4. 4.Horticultural Science DepartmentUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada

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