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Cryopreservation of Humulus lupulus L. (Hop)

  • M. A. Revilla
  • D. Martínez
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 50)

Abstract

The cultivated hop (Humulus lupulus, Cannabinaceae) is a hardy herbaceous climbing plant that is indigenous in the northern hemisphere above 32° latitude. Germany, the USA, China and the Czech Republic are the main producer countries. The Spanish production represents around 5% of the total production of the European Union, having the third place in importance among the producing member countries behind Germany and the United Kingdom.

Keywords

Cold Acclimation Plant Cell Tissue Organ Cult Direct Immersion Dehydration Period Vitrification Procedure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Revilla
    • 1
  • D. Martínez
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento Biología de Organismos y Sistemas, Facultad de Biología, C/C. Rodrigo Uría s/nUniversidad de OviedoOviedoSpain

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