A phytochrome-mediated alteration from stem to rosette growth on chicory root explants in vitro

Abstract

Chicory root explants (Cichorium intybus L. var. foliosum) of two cultivars, taken before and after hydroponic forcing, were cultured in vitro in complete darkness supplemented with red and far-red light treatments. Using 5 min red light per day, the strong stem elongation occurring in complete darkness was converted to rosette formation. This reaction was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00024384

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