Increase in dry weight and protein content inBrassica oleracea andNicotiana tabacum pith expiants daring short-term cultivation on simple media


The stem pith discs of kale and tobacco were cultured on simple sugar-mineral media. The dry weight of the expiants rose almost linearly for 20 days and was doubled in 10 to 12 days. Neither protein accumulation nor the increase in cell number are responsible for this relatively high increase in dry weight of discs. The accumulation of sugars or… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02933193


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