Micropropagation of Ailanthus altissima and in vitro heavy metal tolerance

@article{Gatti2008MicropropagationOA,
  title={Micropropagation of Ailanthus altissima and in vitro heavy metal tolerance},
  author={E. Gatti},
  journal={Biologia Plantarum},
  year={2008},
  volume={52},
  pages={146-148}
}
Ailanthus altissima, a fast-growing and contamination-resistant species is investigated for its use in areas contaminated by heavy metals. A micropropagation protocol for A. altissima was developed, cultured shoots were tested for in vitro heavy metals tolerance. Proliferation rate and shoot length were affected by 6-benzylaminopurine (BAP) and Murashige and Skoog’s (MS) salt concentrations, best results were obtained in full strength MS medium supplemented with 1.32 or 2.64 µM BAP. Rooting… CONTINUE READING

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