Rose (Rosa hybrida L.)

  • Schuyler S. Korban
  • Ksenija Gasic
  • Xiangqian Li
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 344)


Although rose transformation is successful, it remains difficult to transform myriad rose species as well as different rose genotypes. In this protocol, a detailed description of rose transformation is presented. This protocol relied on Agrobacterium-mediated transfer of embryogenic callus cultures. There are many critical steps that must be followed to achieve successful transformation; however, it is important to keep in mind that these apply to a selected number of genotypes, and as a different genotype is subjected to transformation, modifications of this protocol must be made to achieve successful transformation.

Key Words

Agrobacterium tumefaciens Rosa hybrida genetic transformation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Schuyler S. Korban
    • 1
  • Ksenija Gasic
    • 1
  • Xiangqian Li
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Natural Resources & Environmental SciencesUniversity of IllinoisUrbana
  2. 2.Division of Biological SciencesUniversity of California-San DiegoLa Jolla

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