Aseptic culture techniques for banana and plantain improvement

Abstract

There is an urgent need to identify or to produce ‘Black Sigatoka’ diseasetolerant or -resistant cooking and dessert bananas. Since bananas are perhaps the most conspicuously sterile of all cultivated fruits, breeding of resistant stock is fraught with great difficulties. An overview is provided of the potential value that may be derived from the use of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02859010

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@article{Krikorian2008AsepticCT, title={Aseptic culture techniques for banana and plantain improvement}, author={Arto D Krikorian and Sandra S. Cronauer}, journal={Economic Botany}, year={2008}, volume={38}, pages={322-331} }