The Canon of Potato Science: 24. Microtubers

@article{Ranalli2008TheCO,
  title={The Canon of Potato Science: 24. Microtubers},
  author={Paolo Ranalli},
  journal={Potato Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={50},
  pages={301-304}
}
Microtubers (or in vitro tubers) are miniature seed potatoes and can be considered as the intermediate stage between in vitro plantlets and minitubers. Microtubers are the first generation of nuclear seed potato produced from tissue culture: they have been used to overcome the problems of transplanting of tender vegetative plantlets from in vitro conditions to in vivo conditions and to overcome the problems of storage. Microtubers are produced in the laboratory in the axils of leaves of… CONTINUE READING

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