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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 390-400
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.048


Standardization of Macro Propagation in Banana cultivars - A Review
Manas Kumar Patel* and Surya Sidhant Rath
Department of Fruit Science and Horticulture Technology, College of Agriculture, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar-751001, Odisha, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Banana in India is mostly a crop of marginal farmers with little affordability to tissue culture plants which are 4-8 times higher than the sucker cost. Hence, a simple and farmer friendly method has been developed to bridge the gap in supply of healthy planting material with an affordable cost through macro-propagation. This method generates plantlets from sword suckers and initial explants so farmers can adopt this especially to enhance the planting material production of traditional cultivars.


Keywords: Banana, Suckers, Macropropagation
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Manas Kumar Patel and Surya Sidhant Rath. 2018. Standardization of Macro Propagation in Banana cultivars - A Review.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 390-400. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.709.048