Eucomis zambesiaca baker: Factors affecting in vitro bulblet induction

  title={Eucomis zambesiaca baker: Factors affecting in vitro bulblet induction},
  author={L. Cheesman and J. F. Finnie and J. Staden},
  journal={South African Journal of Botany},
  • L. Cheesman, J. F. Finnie, J. Staden
  • Published 2010
  • Biology
  • South African Journal of Botany
  • Abstract Eucomis species having considerable horticultural potential are used in African traditional medicine to treat various ailments. The effects of environmental and physiological parameters on the initiation and growth of bulblets using leaf explants were investigated. These included the effect of temperature (10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 °C), photoperiod (8 h light, 16 h light, continuous light and continuous dark), carbohydrates (sucrose, fructose and glucose) at different concentrations and… CONTINUE READING
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