Scientific paper

Somatic Embryogenesis in Eucalyptus grandis

Published in: South African Forestry Journal
Volume 157, issue 1, 1991 , pages: 59–65
DOI: 10.1080/00382167.1991.9629101
Author(s): M.P. WattFRD/UN Photosynthetic Nitrogen Metabolism Research Unit, Biology Department, South Africa, F. BlakewayFRD/UN Photosynthetic Nitrogen Metabolism Research Unit, Biology Department, South Africa, C.F. CresswellFRD/UN Photosynthetic Nitrogen Metabolism Research Unit, Biology Department, South Africa, B. HermanFRD/UN Photosynthetic Nitrogen Metabolism Research Unit, Biology Department, South Africa

Abstract

Culture conditions for the in vitro propagation of Eucalyptus grandis via somatic embryogenesis were investigated. Induction and maturation of somatic embryos, production of plantlets and hardening-off procedures are detailed.

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