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Wheat Anther Culture Using Liquid Media

  • J. J. Lettre
  • S. L. Kelly
  • A. A. Marsolais
  • K. J. Kasha
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 13)

Abstract

The production of doubled haploid lines from anther culture is limited by the relatively low callus/embryoid induction frequency, genotype-dependent response, and poor plant regeneration, a large number of which are albino plants. As a result, this technique has yet to gain wide acceptance by wheat breeders, although it is being used by a few. This chapter will review the progress and advantages offered by liquid culture media in wheat.

Keywords

Winter Wheat Induction Medium Anther Culture Doubled Haploid Line Concentration Of90 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Lettre
    • 2
  • S. L. Kelly
    • 3
  • A. A. Marsolais
    • 4
  • K. J. Kasha
    • 1
  1. 1.Crop Science Dept.University of GuelphGuelphCanada
  2. 2.Institute Armand-Frappier/CresalaLaval, QuebecCanada
  3. 3.Allelix Inc.Canada
  4. 4.Horticultural Science DepartmentUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada

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