Summary and Conclusions

  • Ankita Varshney
  • Mohammad Anis


Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Del. is an important tree in the semi-arid ecosystem with beneficial attributes. The fruits and roots of this plant contain diosgenin, which can be used in pharmaceutical industry for the production of oral contraceptives and steroids. This chapter summarizes the enormous amount of studies undertaken in different aspects of micropropagation and plant biotechnology.


Nodal Segment Nodal Explants Unweighted Pair Group Method With Arithmetic Woody Plant Medium Micropropagated Plantlet 
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© Springer India 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Botany Plant Biotechnology LaboratoryAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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