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Title: <i style="">In vitro</i> propagation of tikhur (<i style="">Curcuma angustifolia</i> Roxb.): A starch yielding plant
Authors: Shukla, S K
Shukla, Susmita
Koche, Vijaya
Mishra, S K
Keywords: <i style="">Curcuma angustifolia</i>
shoot bud
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup> A01H4/00
Abstract: <i style="">In vitro</i> regeneration of <i style="">Curcuma angustifolia</i> Roxb. was achieved through shoot meristem culture<i style="">. </i>The shoot buds (2-3 cm long) from rhizome were inoculated on MS medium supplemented with 3.0 mg/L BAP for initiation and elongation of shoots. As a result, 1.87±0.28 shoots per explant were produced These shoots were transferred on MS medium supplemented with 3.0 mg/L BAP and 25 mg/L adenine sulfate for further shoot multiplication. About 6.9±0.69 micro-shoots per explant were produced with in 6 wk. The roots appeared from shoots on shoot establishment as well as multiplication media. The rooted plants were transferred to pots and acclimatized, which showed 83% survival with normal growth.<b style=""></b>
Description: 274-276
ISSN: 0975-0967 (Online); 0972-5849 (Print)
Appears in Collections: IJBT Vol.06(2) [April 2007]

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