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Micropropagation of Endangered Plant Species

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This chapter describes the multiple-shoot-based methods of micropropagation for endangered plant species. Taxus and aloe are used here as examples. For Taxus, the process of micropropagation includes initiating multiple shoots, elongating shoots, rooting shoots, and transplanting plantlets. For aloe, the process of micropropagation includes initiating multiple shoots, rooting shoots, and transplanting plantlets.

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  • Chinese aloe
  • endangered
  • micropropagation
  • multiple shoot
  • plant
  • Taxus x media

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The research is funded by China National High-Tech “863” Program and Shanghai Science and China Ministry of Education.

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Liao, Z., Chen, M., Sun, X., Tang, K. (2006). Micropropagation of Endangered Plant Species. In: Loyola-Vargas, V.M., Vázquez-Flota, F. (eds) Plant Cell Culture Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology™, vol 318. Humana Press. https://doi.org/10.1385/1-59259-959-1:179

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