Populus Species (Poplars): In Vitro Culture and the Production of Anthocyanins

  • Y. G. Park
  • M. S. Choi
  • S. H. Son
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 37)


Populus species are among the fastest-growing forest tree species and are distributed throughout temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. Because of their fast growth and the ease of propagation, they have been considered ideal species for pulpwoods and lumber production (Hall 1982). Particularly hybrid poplars have been studied for use in short rotation and biomass production.


Callus Culture Anthocyanin Content Anthocyanin Accumulation Callus Line Anthocyanin Synthesis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. G. Park
    • 1
  • M. S. Choi
    • 2
  • S. H. Son
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Forest Genetics, Department of ForestryKyungpook National UniversityTaeguRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Laboratory of Biotechnology, Forest Genetics Research InstituteForestry AdministrationSuwonRepublic of Korea

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