Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 98–106 | Cite as

In vitro Responses of Embryoids ofEschscholzia californica

  • A. K. Kavathekar
  • P. S. Ganapathy
  • B. M. Johri


Thein vitro embryoids ofEschscholzia californica do not form normal plantlets in cultures. However, 6-benzylaminopurine and gibberellic acid, when added to the medium, partially alleviate this inhibition. Experiments involving decotylization, and culture of embryoids at different stages, indicated the cardinal role of cotyledons in plumular growth.


Gibberellic Acid Primary Root Shoot Apical Meristem Casein Hydrolysate Indole Butyric Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. K. Kavathekar
    • 1
  • P. S. Ganapathy
    • 1
  • B. M. Johri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

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