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Protocol to Achieve Photoautotrophic Coconut Plants Cultured In Vitro With Improved Performance Ex Vitro

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This chapter presents a protocol that will show ways to obtain photoautotrophic coconut in vitro plants and outlines protocol for improving photosynthesis and field performance. This protocol involves reducing sucrose concentration from the growing medium while simultaneously increasing light intensity and enriching the CO2 concentration of growth rooms.

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  • Acclimatization
  • CO2
  • field performance
  • photoautotrophy
  • light, sugars

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Fuentes, G., Talavera, C., Desjardins, Y., Santamaría, J.M. (2006). Protocol to Achieve Photoautotrophic Coconut Plants Cultured In Vitro With Improved Performance Ex Vitro. In: Loyola-Vargas, V.M., Vázquez-Flota, F. (eds) Plant Cell Culture Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology™, vol 318. Humana Press. https://doi.org/10.1385/1-59259-959-1:131

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