Use of biotechnologies for the conservation of plant biodiversity

@article{Engelmann2010UseOB,
  title={Use of biotechnologies for the conservation of plant biodiversity},
  author={Florent Engelmann},
  journal={In Vitro Cellular \& Developmental Biology - Plant},
  year={2010},
  volume={47},
  pages={5-16}
}
  • F. Engelmann
  • Published 1 February 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology - Plant
In vitro techniques are very useful for conserving plant biodiversity, including (a) genetic resources of recalcitrant seed and vegetatively propagated species, (b) rare and endangered plant species and (c) biotechnology products such as elite genotypes and genetically engineered material. Explants from recalcitrant seed and vegetatively propagated species can be efficiently collected under field conditions using in vitro techniques. In vitro culture techniques ensure the production and rapid… 
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