alexa Somatic embryogenesis from immature inflorescences of oil palm.
Microbiology

Microbiology

Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Author(s): Teixeira JB, Sndahl MR, Kirby EG

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Immature inflorescences of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) var. Pisifera were inoculated onto modified MS medium containing 0.3\% (w/v) activated charcoal and 475 μM 2,4-D. After 2-3 months of culture, a hard yellow callus proliferated at the base of the shoot-like structures. The high incidence of phenolic oxidation required the use of increased levels of activated charcoal (0.5\% w/v) and 2,4-D (500 μM). Development of floral structures from inflorescence expiants was frequently observed during the culture period. After 81 weeks of culture, an embryogenic tissue characterized by compact consistency and pearly white color was observed in tissues derived from very young inflorescences. This compact embryogenic tissue differentiated into normal somatic embryos when transferred onto regeneration medium containing NAA (15 μM) and ABA (2 μM). Normal plantlets were recovered from these somatic embryos after 8 weeks on regeneration medium. This article was published in Plant Cell Rep and referenced in Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords