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Acetyl salicylic acid (Aspirin) and salicylic acid induce multiple stress tolerance in bean and tomato plants
The fact that seedimbibition with SA or ASA confers stress tolerance in plants is more consistent with a signaling role of these molecules, leading to the expression oftolerance rather than a direct effect.
Salicylic Acid Induces Salinity Tolerance in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum cv. Roma): Associated Changes in Gas Exchange, Water Relations and Membrane Stabilisation
SA, when used in appropriate concentrations, alleviates salinity stress without compromising the plants ability for growth under a favourable environment, indicating possible protection of integrity of the cellular membrane.
Tissue Culture Studies of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
The advances made in various aspects of tissue culture in tomato are reviewed and the issues that still need to be addressed to utilise the full potential of plant tissue culture techniques in genetic improvement and mass propagation of tomato are discussed.
Benzoic acid may act as the functional group in salicylic acid and derivatives in the induction of multiple stress tolerance in plants
Benzoic acid is effective at lower concentrations than salicylic acid or its derivatives and is the most likely basic functional molecular structure imparting stress tolerance in plants.
Genetic fidelity and viability of Anigozanthos viridis following tissue culture, cold storage and cryopreservation
Results show that genetic fidelity and shoot apex viability were maintained following tissue culture, cold storage and cryostorage of A. viridis subspp.
Smoke-saturated water promotes somatic embryogenesis in geranium
The effect of smoke saturated-water on somatic embryogenesis was studied using geranium hypocotyl culture as a model system and the SSW treatment accelerated the rate of embryo development suggesting a growth regulatory role of SSW.
Uniconazole-Induced Chilling Tolerance in Tomato and its Relationship to Antioxidant Content
Summary Five-week old tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum L. cv. UC-82) seedlings were chilled at 4°C for 4 days at a 16 h light and 8 dark cycle. The leaves of chilled plants showed a loss of turgor,
Somatic embryogenesis and artificial seed production in Zonal (Pelargonium × hortorum) and Regal (Pelargonium × domesticum) geranium
The donor plant genotype also appeared to have an effect on somatic embryogenesis and survival after desiccation, and some important factors that influence the rate of somatic embryo production in geranium are discussed.
The Role of Antioxidants for Initiation of Somatic Embryos with Conostephium pendulum (Ericaceae)
Pre-treatment of explant tissues with tri-potassium citrate and citric acid significantly reduced callus necrosis, however this treatment significantly reduced somatic embryo production when compared to preparing tissue under sterile distilled water, suggesting that prevention of tissue browning may be feasible by reducing the contact with oxygen during excision of tissues.