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Larch (Larix decidua Mill.)

  • V. Chalupa
Part of the Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry book series (AGRICULTURE, volume 16)


The genus Larix includes about 15 species of deciduous trees, widely distributed over the cooler regions of the Northern Hemisphere. They grow in central and northern Europe, in North America, and in Asia, from the Himalayas to Siberia and Japan. The altitudinal range of Larix extends from sea level to the upper treeline in mountains. Many larch species grow in the cool regions of Asia, where they belong to the economically most important species (Krüssmann 1979; Horsman 1988).


Somatic Embryo Embryogenic Callus Adventitious Shoot Woody Plant Medium Immature Zygotic Embryo 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Chalupa
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  1. 1.Forestry and Game Management Research InstituteZbraslav-StrnadyCzechoslovakia

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