Cryopreservation of Rosa (Rose)

  • P. T. Lynch
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 50)


Roses are the most important ornamental crop plant, with worldwide cultivation as a garden and amenity plant, for cut flowers and as a source of aromatic oils. It has been estimated that over 200 million rose bushes are planted annually, which represents a retail market of $US 720 million (Short and Roberts 1991). In the UK approximately 30 million plants and 0.5 million cut flowers are produced annually.


Pollen Germination Pollen Viability Juglans Regia World Intellectual Property Organisation Rose Cultivar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. T. Lynch
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  1. 1.Division of Biological Sciences, School of Environmental and Applied SciencesUniversity of DerbyDerbyUK

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