Phloroglucinol in plant tissue culture

  title={Phloroglucinol in plant tissue culture},
  author={Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva and Judit Dobr{\'a}nszki and Silvia Ross},
  journal={In Vitro Cellular \& Developmental Biology - Plant},
In plant tissue culture research, there is a constant need to search for novel substances that could result in better or more efficient growth in vitro. A relatively unknown compound, phloroglucinol (1,3,5-trihydroxybenzene), which is a degradation product of phloridzin, has growth-promoting properties. Phloroglucinol increases shoot formation and somatic embryogenesis in several horticultural and grain crops. When added to rooting media together with auxin, phloroglucinol further stimulates… 

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