Notes: Shoot and Root Formation in Hypocotyl Callus Cultures of Eucalyptus
Authors: Kitahara, Eduardo H.; Caldas, Linda S.
Source: Forest Science, Volume 21, Number 3, 1 September 1975 , pp. 242-243(2)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Callus cultures were established from hypocotyls of Eucalyptus alba Reinw. seedlings on White's medium using one of the auxins, indoleacetic acid (IAA) or 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), and coconut water. Subsequent formation of roots from callus was observed on the same hormone treatments, and shoot formation occurred after approximately 2 months on medium containing coconut water (15 percent v/v) and IAA (1 mg/l). Results contribute to defining optimal conditions for callus growth and production of new plantlets. Forest Sci. 21:242-243.
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Professor Adjunto, Universidade de Brasília
Publication date: 1975-09-01
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