IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF CITRUS FRUIT BY USING EXPLANT OF MANDARIN
Ayesha Ameen* and Shahid Raza
Citrus fruit is extensively produced worldwide. This fruit has a commercial importance and a large nutritional value. This study was designed for the production of citrus fruit Mandarin in vitro. The MS media was prepared with addition of IAA, Kinetin and BAP to induce appropriate root and shoot formation. The explant was taken from shoot tips and it was 2mm long. It was concluded from this study that root formation was started after 3 weeks of explant inoculation in MS media. The plantlets were established in soil for further growth and maturity.
Keywords: IAA, Kinetin and BAP.
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