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|Title:||Rapid and efficient plant regeneration of eggplant (<i>Solanum melongena </i>L<i>.</i>) from cotyledonary leaf explants|
<i style="">Solanum melongena</i>
|Abstract:||The aim of this study was to develop an efficient protocol for establishment of plant regeneration through cotyledonary leaf explants of Eggplant (<i style="">Solanum melongena</i> L.). Two varieties of brinjal [Pusa purple long (PPL) and Black beauty (BB)] were used. High frequency and rapid regeneration protocol was developed from cotyledonary leaf explants on MS medium supplemented with either 6-Benzyl amino purine (BAP), Kinetin (Kn), Thidiazuron (TDZ) or Zeatin (Ze). The highest number of shoots (23.3±0.10) was obtained on MS medium containg 2.0 mg/BAP+0.5 mg/L Kn. The <i style="">in vitro</i> regenerated small shoots were further elongated on MS medium supplemented with gibberellic acid (GA<sub>3</sub>) at 1.5 mg/L. Elongated shoots were then excised from shoot clumps and transferred to rooting medium containg indole butyric acid (IBA) at 3.0 mg/L. The rooted plantlets were hardened on MS basal liquid medium and subsequently transferred to polycups containg vermiculate:soil:sand (1:2:2). Plantlets, thus developed were successfully established and finally transferred to a greenhouse. The plantlets showed high survival rate (80%) in the soil.|
|ISSN:||0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJBT Vol.10(1) [January 2011]|
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