The Genetics and Physiology of the Totipotent Cell

  • Fiorella Lo Schiavo
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 81)

Abstract

Plants, as compared to animals, are characterized by a great flexibility in their differentiative programmes. Plants are capable of regenerating part of their organs; somatic cells may become embryogenic and thus reproduce all developmental stages up to adult plants.

Keywords

Maize Germinate Thymidine Sorghum Vasil 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fiorella Lo Schiavo
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of PaduaPadovaItaly

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