Cryopreservation of Chrysanthemum morifolium (Dendranthema grandiflora Ramat.) using different approaches

Abstract

Chrysanthemum species are grown both as ornamentals and for the production of pyrethrum. Recent increased production and breeding efforts have raised the need for the conservation of valuable germplasm. Chrysanthemum has been cryopreserved by controlled-rate-freezing as early as 1990. We report here deep-freezing of shoot tips of C. morifolium var. Escort… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00299-003-0703-9

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