Somatic Embryogenesis from Leaf Protoplasts of Rauwolfia vomitoria Afz

  • J. Trémouillaux-Guiller
  • J. C. Chénieux
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 31)


The genus Rauwolfia belongs to the family Apocynaceae and includes a very large number of tree and shrub species. Due to the presence of numerous alkaloids, Rauwolfia is used extensively for therapeutic purposes, some species are also used as ornamental plants in tropical and subtropical gardens or as forest species (Rao 1956).


Somatic Embryo Somatic Embryogenesis Shoot Culture Indole Alkaloid Direct Somatic Embryogenesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Trémouillaux-Guiller
    • 1
  • J. C. Chénieux
    • 1
  1. 1.Plant Biotechnology Laboratory, Faculty of PharmacyUniversity of ToursTours CédexFrance

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