The role of silicon in plant tissue culture

@article{Sivanesan2014TheRO,
  title={The role of silicon in plant tissue culture},
  author={I. Sivanesan and S. W. Park},
  journal={Frontiers in Plant Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={5}
}
  • I. Sivanesan, S. W. Park
  • Published 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Frontiers in Plant Science
  • Growth and morphogenesis of in vitro cultures of plant cells, tissues, and organs are greatly influenced by the composition of the culture medium. Mineral nutrients are necessary for the growth and development of plants. Several morpho-physiological disorders such as hooked leaves, hyperhydricity, fasciation, and shoot tip necrosis are often associated with the concentration of inorganic nutrient in the tissue culture medium. Silicon (Si) is the most abundant mineral element in the soil. The… CONTINUE READING
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