Loblolly Pine Tissue Culture: Laboratory, Greenhouse, and Field Studies

  • H. V. Amerson
  • L. J. FramptonJr.
  • S. E. McKeand
  • R. L. Mott
  • R. J. Weir
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 32)


Conifer tissue culture had its beginnings in the late 1930s (10) and shoot regeneration cultures were first noted in 1950 (4). Since that time many species (7, 17), especially those using embryonic materials for starting expiants, have been cultured. Among some of the most studied species, Pinus radiata (2), Pseudotsuga menziesii (6), Pinus pinaster (8), Picea abies (22), and Pinus taeda (18), much laboratory data are accumulating. To date, little field data have been reported on the performance of tissue-cultured conifers (14), but several conifers are now established in field plantings (21) and data should be forthcoming.


Adventitious Shoot Genetic Gain Seed Orchard Root Initiation Hypocotyl Explants 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. V. Amerson
    • 1
  • L. J. FramptonJr.
    • 1
  • S. E. McKeand
    • 1
  • R. L. Mott
    • 1
  • R. J. Weir
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Forestry and BotanyNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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