Pepper (Capsicum spp.):In Vitro Induction of Haploids

  • J. Vagera
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 12)


The genus Capsicum L. (peppers, paprika - 2n = 24) is a member of the family Solanaceae and comprises the economically important crop species Capsicum annuum L. var. annuum, C. baccatum L. var. pendulum (Willd.) Eshbaugh, C.chinense Jacq., C.pubescens Ruiz et Pavon, and C.frutescens L. While C. annuum L. var. annuum is cultivated all over the world, the remaining species are mostly confined to the American Continent (Pickersgill 1971)


Anther Culture Donor Plant Capsicum Annuum Sweet Pepper Haploid Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Vagera
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  1. 1.Institute of Experimental BotanyCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesOlomoucCzechoslovakia

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