Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp 304–306 | Cite as

Clonal propagation of someFreesia cultivars through tissue culture

  • Eva Petrů
  • Eva Jirsáková
  • Z. Landa


A propagation method for someFreesia cultivars usingin vitro cultures is described. Bud and root formation was evoked in callus tissue culture on a modified Murashige and Skoog’s medium. Reconstituted plants were transferred into soil and cultivated in the glasshouse.


Apical Meristem Virus Free Plant Tenate Meristem Explants Callus Tissue Culture 
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© Institute of Experimental Botany 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eva Petrů
    • 1
  • Eva Jirsáková
    • 2
  • Z. Landa
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Experimental BotanyCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesPrahaCzechoslovakia
  2. 2.Ornamental Plant Breeding StationžatecCzechoslovakia

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