Cryopreservation of Germplasm of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz)

  • Y. P. S. Bajaj
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 32)

Abstract

The potato (Solanum tuberosum L., family Solanaceae) and the cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz, family Euphorbiaceae) are two important vegetatively propagated crops which provide a rich source of carbohydrate in the human diet.

Keywords

Sucrose Starch Glycerol Chlorophyll DMSO 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. P. S. Bajaj
    • 1
  1. 1.Punjab Agricultural UniversityLudhiana (Punjab)India

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