Plant Tissue Culture

      Tissue culture
      • It refers to growth of living plant tissues in a suitable culture medium.
      • It is defined as a technique of growing plant tissues on synthetic medium under controlled and aseptic conditions.
      G. Haberlandth: German plant physiologist is considered to be the father of plant tissue culture, who conceived the idea of Totipotancy in 1902.
      Totipotancy: It is the ability of an individual cell or plant part to produce whole plant. The concept of tissue culture depends on totipotency.
      Explant: They are the organs excised from plants such as roots, hypocotyls, cotyledons,

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