Recent Advances of Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Biotechnology

  title={Recent Advances of Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Biotechnology},
  author={Tapan Kumar Mondal and Amita Bhattacharya and Malathi Laxmikumaran and Paramvir Singh Ahuja},
  journal={Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture},
Tea is one of the most important non-alcoholic beverage drinks worldwide and gaining further popularity as an important ‘health drink’. It is served as morning drink for 2/3rd of world population daily. Although conventional breeding and propagation contributed significantly for last several decades for varietal improvement, due to the limitations of conventional breeding coupled with the demand for increasing productivity with lower cost of production, application of biotechnology becomes an… CONTINUE READING