Micropropagation of Maerua oblongifolia: A rare ornamental from semi arid regions of Rajasthan, India

  title={Micropropagation of Maerua oblongifolia: A rare ornamental from semi arid regions of Rajasthan, India},
  author={Mahender Singh Rathore and Narpat Singh Shekhawat},
A method for in vitro regeneration of Maerua oblongifolia (Capparaceae) from nodal shoot explants is outlined. Percent shoot response with multiplication rate (21.1± 2.33) shoots per explant (30 mm length) was achieved when cultured on semisolid Murashige and Skoog (MS) medium containing 3% sucrose and supplemented with 2.0 mgl-1 of (Benzylaminopurine) BAP + additives (25.0 mgl-1adenine sulphate + 25.0 mgl-1 citric acid + 50.0 mgl-1 ascorbic acid). Further amplification of shoots was achieved… 

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