Effect of anti-microtubular drug amiprophos-methyl on somatic embryogenesis and DNA ploidy levels in alfalfa and carrot cell suspension cultures

Abstract

A short treatment with the anti-microtubular drug amiprophos-methyl (APM) blocked somatic embryogenesis in alfalfa(Medicago sativa L.) and carrot (Daucus carota L.). The interruption was temporary and restoration of somatic embryogenesis was observed in long-term cultures. In addition to the effect on somatic embryogenesis, APM treatment induced… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02928506

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