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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 3778-3786
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.438


A Review on Plant Tissue Culture, A Technique for Propagation and Conservation of Endangered Plant Species
Ojo Michael Oseni1,2*, Veena Pande1 and Tanpan Kumar Nailwal1
1Department of Biotechnology, Kumaun University, Nainital, Bhimtal Campus, Bhimtal-263136, India
2Department of Botany, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria 
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Plant tissue culture has been widely employed in area of agriculture, horticulture, forestry and plant breeding. It is an applied biotechnology used for mass propagation, virus elimination, secondary metabolite production and in-vitro cloning of plants. Recently, plant tissue culture has been used for the conservation of endangered plant species through short and medium term conservation also known as slow growth and cryopreservation also known as long term conservation. These methods had been successfully used to conserve plant species with recalcitrant seeds or dormant seeds and showed greater advantage over the conventional methods of conservation.


Keywords: Plant tissue culture, Propagation, Conservation, Endangered plant
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Ojo Michael Oseni, Veena Pande and Tanpan Kumar Nailwal. 2018. A Review on Plant Tissue Culture, A Technique for Propagation and Conservation of Endangered Plant Species.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 3778-3786. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.707.438