Shoot development and plant regeneration from protocorm-like bodies of Zygopetalum mackayi


Stem nodal segments of a sympodial orchid, Zygopetalum mackayi, were used as explants to induce protocorm-like body (PLB) formation on a hormone-free 1/2 Murashige and Skoog (1962) modified medium (1/2MS-0) or 1/2MS supplemented with 0.045–4.54 μM 1-phenyl-3-(1,2,3-thiadiazol-5-yl)-urea [TDZ] in light. After 1 mo of culture, pale to dark green, compact and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11627-009-9262-2

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